Pylon Peak (British Columbia)

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Pylon Peak
Elevation 2,481 m (8,140 ft)
Prominence 311 m (1,020 ft)
Location British Columbia, Canada
Range Pacific Ranges
Coordinates 50°35′50.6″N 123°31′03.7″W / 50.597389°N 123.517694°W / 50.597389; -123.517694
Topo map NTS 92J/12
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Pliocene
Volcanic arc/belt Canadian Cascade Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruption Pleistocene
First ascent 1931 N. Carter; A. Dalgleish; T. Fyles; M. Winram

Pylon Peak is the southernmost summit of the six named volcanic peaks of Mount Meager in British Columbia, Canada. Two pinnacled ridges extend out from Pylon and are named respectively the Pylons and the Marionettes. Pylon Peak overlooks the Meager Creek Hot Springs.

Erosional remnants of flows from Devastator Peak form the stratified crags of Pylon Peak. These flows occurred 0.5-1.0 million years ago.

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