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Newberry Volcano, USA

Newberry Volcano, USA, Volcano photo


Newberry Volcano, USA

Massive Newberry shield volcano covers an area of about 1600 sq km about 60 km east of the crest of the Cascade Range in central Oregon.

The elongated, low-angle shield volcano covers an area of 60 km in a N-S direction and 30 km E-W.

More than 400 cinder cones dot the flanks of Newberry volcano, including Lava Butte cinder cone at the left center of this photo, one of many cones formed around 6100 years ago along the NW rift zone.

PHOTO SOURCE: Lee Siebert 1995, courtesy of the Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, used with permission.


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