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Blackfoot Lava Field

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  • United States
  • Canada and Western USA
  • Pyroclastic cone(s)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 42.85°N
  • 111.75°W

  • 2185 m
    7167 ft

  • 324803
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Blackfoot Lava Field.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Blackfoot Lava Field.

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 Blackfoot Lava Field. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Blackfoot Lava Field 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 Blackfoot Lava Field.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Blackfoot Lava Field.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Blackfoot Lava Field.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Greater Yellowstone Area
Publisher: Seeger Map Co.
Country: US
Year: 1992
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:24,000
Map of Greater Yellowstone Area
Title: Canada, United States
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Canada, United States
Title: W US /Map of Dist, Comp, Age-Late CZ Volc Centers
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1984
Series: MI
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of W US /Map of Dist, Comp, Age-Late CZ Volc Centers
Title: Dist, Thickness, Mass of Tephra from Volcanoes
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1983
Series: MFS
Map Type: Geology (Volcanic Hazard)
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of Dist, Thickness, Mass of Tephra from Volcanoes
Title: Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Centers in Idaho, Western Montana, West-Central South Dakota, and NW WY
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: US
Year: 1983
Series: Misc Investigations
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Centers in Idaho, Western Montana, West-Central South Dakota, and NW WY
Title: Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Centers in Idaho, Western Montana, West-Central South Dakota, and NW WY
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: US
Year: 1983
Series: Misc Investigations
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Centers in Idaho, Western Montana, West-Central South Dakota, and NW WY
Title: 1:ID MT SD WY-Map of Dist/Comp/Age CZ Volc Center
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1983
Series: MI
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of 1:ID MT SD WY-Map of Dist/Comp/Age CZ Volc Center
Title: 2:ID MT SD WY-Map of Dist/Comp/Age CZ Volc Center
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1983
Series: MI
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of 2:ID MT SD WY-Map of Dist/Comp/Age CZ Volc Center
Title: Pocatello
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1982
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Pocatello
Title: Idaho Falls
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Idaho Falls
Title: Driggs
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Driggs
Title: Geothermal Energy Resources of the Western United States
Publisher: ERDA and USGS
Country: United States
Year: 1977
Map Type: Cultural (Geothermal Resources)
Scale: 1:1,250,000
Map of Geothermal Energy Resources of the Western United States
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 7 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 117462-1 Obsidian -- --
NMNH 117462-3 Rhyolite North Dome --
NMNH 117462-4 Rhyolite North Dome --
NMNH 117462-5 Obsidian North Dome; North Cone --
NMNH 117462-6 Obsidian Middle Dome --
NMNH 117462-7 Obsidian Middle Dome --
NMNH 117462-8 Obsidian Middle Dome --
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