Fort Selkirk

Photo of this volcano
  • Canada
  • Canada and Western USA
  • Volcanic field
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 62.93°N
  • 137.38°W

  • 1239 m
    4064 ft

  • 320010
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Fort Selkirk.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Fort Selkirk.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Fort Selkirk.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Fort Selkirk. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Fort Selkirk page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Fort Selkirk.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Fort Selkirk.

Photo Gallery

Volcano Mountain, shown above, is a pyroclastic cone of the Fort Selkirk volcanic field in the central Yukon Territory and is Canada's northernmost Holocene volcano. Volcano Mountain comprises a cinder cone and a series of lava flows that traveled to the NE and SW. The Fort Selkirk volcanic field is located near the junction of the Yukon and Pelly rivers in central Yukon.

Photo by Lionel Jackson (Geological Survey of Canada).
See title for photo information.
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Fort Selkirk in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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