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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03208

Hotlum cone, seen from the NW, forms the 4317-m high point of Mount Shasta, second in height only to Mount Rainier among Cascade volcanoes.  Hotlum, one of the latest constructs on a volcano composed of several overlapping edifices, was formed during the Holocene. Photo by Bill Chadwick, 1981 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Hotlum cone, seen from the NW, forms the 4317-m high point of Mount Shasta, second in height only to Mount Rainier among Cascade volcanoes. Hotlum, one of the latest constructs on a volcano composed of several overlapping edifices, was formed during the Holocene.

Photo by Bill Chadwick, 1981 (U.S. Geological Survey).


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