Black Volcano

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For the volcano in the U.S. state of Alaska, see Black Peak.
Black Volcano
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Black Volcano in Petroglyph National Monument, as seen from its south, at the trail head connecting it to JA volcano on January 14, 2009
Highest point
Elevation 5,986 ft (1,825 m)
Prominence 155 ft (47 m)
Coordinates 35°07′57″N 106°46′22″W / 35.1325°N 106.7727°W / 35.1325; -106.7727Coordinates: 35°07′57″N 106°46′22″W / 35.1325°N 106.7727°W / 35.1325; -106.7727
Geography
Location Petroglyph National Monument, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, US
Geology
Age of rock older than 10,000 years
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 150,000+ years ago

Black Volcano is an inactive volcano located near Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is part of the Albuquerque volcanic field. Black Volcano is located directly north of JA volcano. Black Volcano is the second of five volcanoes (traveling south to north) within the western boundary of Petroglyph National Monument. North of Black Volcano are Vulcan, Bond and Butte volcanoes. The date of its last eruption is unknown, but is believed to have been more than 150,000 years ago.