Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 52.928°N
  • 123.732°W

  • 1238 m
    4061 ft

  • 320140
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
5220 BCE ± 100 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Nazko.

Photo Gallery

Nazko cone is the easternmost and youngest volcano of the Anahim volcanic belt in the Chilcotin-Nechako Plateau in central British Columbia. The cone rises about 120 m above the surface of the plateau, as seen here across a valley from the SW. The central subglacial mound is partly enveloped by younger, coalescing pyroclastic cones that form the summit ridge. The steep front of a young lava flow erupted about 7200 years ago forms the forested margin of the swamp in the middle foreground.

Photo by Geological Survey of Canada (courtesy of Cathie Hickson).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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