Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex

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Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex
Highest point
Elevation 2,382 m (7,815 ft)
Prominence 997 m (3,271 ft)
Coordinates 60°11′40.9″N 135°29′24.0″W / 60.194694°N 135.490000°W / 60.194694; -135.490000Coordinates: 60°11′40.9″N 135°29′24.0″W / 60.194694°N 135.490000°W / 60.194694; -135.490000
Geography
Location Yukon, Canada
Parent range Coast Mountains
Topo map NTS 115D/03
Geology
Age of rock Eocene
Mountain type Caldera
Last eruption Eocene
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

The Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex is an early Eocene caldera complex, located 43 km west of Carcross and 32 km northeast of Mount Porsild in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The complex composes the Skukum Group. It is a northeast-trending complex of subaerial volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks covering 140 km2.

The Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex was formed when the ancient Kula Plate was subducting under North America during the early Eocene period.

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