Volcano Vent

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Volcano Vent
Elevation 1,324 m (4,344 ft)
Location
Location British Columbia, Canada
Range Kawdy Plateau (northern Stikine Plateau)
Geology
Type Shield volcano
Age of rock Holocene
Volcanic arc/belt Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province
Last eruption Holocene

Volcano Vent is a small shield volcano in northern British Columbia, Canada. It is Holocene in age and stands in relief above the surrounding area north of the Nazcha Creek and comprises the West Tuya lava field with West Vent and Grizzly Butte. It is one of the three small shield volcanoes in the Tuya Volcanic Field which in turn form part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province. Most of the rock studied and sampled at Volcano Vent is massive coherent basalt.

See also[edit]

References[edit]