Ball Butte

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Ball Butte
Ball Butte, Oregon.jpg
Ball Butte photographed by the National Park Service on August 12, 2008
Highest point
Elevation8,091
Coordinates44°03′57″N 121°40′35″W / 44.065916°N 121.676490°W / 44.065916; -121.676490Coordinates: 44°03′57″N 121°40′35″W / 44.065916°N 121.676490°W / 44.065916; -121.676490
Geography
LocationDeschutes, Oregon, U.S.
Parent rangeCascade Range
Topo mapUSGS Broken Top
Geology
Volcanic arcCascade Volcanic Arc

Ball Butte is a volcanic mountain of the Cascades in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.[1] Its summit has an elevation of 8,091 feet and is located southeast of Broken Top.[2] It is a popular back-country skiing area and is best accessed from the Dutchman Flat Sno-Park or the Upper Three Creeks Sno-Park.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spear, B. A. (1996), "Petrology of the Ball Butte Volcano, central Oregon High Cascades: Evidence for mixing between basaltic andesite and rhyodacite (abs)", Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28.
  2. ^ "Ball Butte". Medium.com. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  3. ^ "Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding & Snowboarding in Bend, Oregon". VisitBend.com. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  4. ^ "Skiing and snowboarding". BendBulletin.com. Retrieved 2018-01-02.