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Wells Gray-Clearwater

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  • Canada
  • Interior Western Canada Volcanic Province
  • Cluster | Volcanic field
  • 1550 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 52.33°N
  • 120.57°W

  • 2576 m
    8451 ft

  • 320150
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Wells Gray-Clearwater.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Wells Gray-Clearwater.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Wells Gray-Clearwater.

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

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1550 (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Kostal Cone
1550 (?) - Unknown Evidence from Sidereal: Dendrochronology

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at Kostal Cone

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

5650 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Dragon Cone
5650 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 5 Events for Episode 1 at Dragon Cone

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Bombs
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Wells Gray-Clearwater.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Wells Gray-Clearwater.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 6 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 117576-1 Basalt Dragon's Tongue lava flow --
NMNH 117576-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117576-3 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117576-4 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117576-5 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117576-6 Basanitic-Tuff Breccia -- --
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