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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03227

Schonchin Butte, a late-Pleistocene scoria cone on the north flank of Medicine Lake volcano, is one of the prominent landmarks of Lava Beds National Monument. A large number of lava tubes in the area fed late-Pleistocene and Holocene lava flows. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1981 (Smithsonian Institution).

Schonchin Butte, a late-Pleistocene scoria cone on the north flank of Medicine Lake volcano, is one of the prominent landmarks of Lava Beds National Monument. A large number of lava tubes in the area fed late-Pleistocene and Holocene lava flows.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1981 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: scoria cone


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