Round Mountain (volcano)

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Round Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
Prominence 225 m (738 ft)
Coordinates 49°45′53.5″N 123°01′27.1″W / 49.764861°N 123.024194°W / 49.764861; -123.024194Coordinates: 49°45′53.5″N 123°01′27.1″W / 49.764861°N 123.024194°W / 49.764861; -123.024194
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Garibaldi Ranges
Topo map NTS 92G/14
Age of rock Pleistocene
Mountain type Outcrop
Last eruption Pleistocene
Easiest route gravel road

Round Mountain is an eroded volcanic outcrop in the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt in British Columbia, Canada, located 8 km southwest of Eanastick Meadows, 9 km (6 mi) east of Brackendale and 10 km (6 mi) south of Mount Garibaldi. It is the highpoint of Paul Ridge and is located in the southwest corner of Garibaldi Provincial Park. Round Mountain formed as a result of subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate beneath the North American Plate, known as the Cascadia subduction zone. Round Mountain last erupted during the Pleistocene.

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