Sham Hill

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Sham Hill
Highest point
Elevation 1,900 m (6,200 ft) [1]
Coordinates 50°54′N 123°31′W / 50.90°N 123.51°W / 50.90; -123.51
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Pacific Ranges
Age of rock 1,000,000 years
Mountain type Volcanic plug
Volcanic arc/belt Canadian Cascade Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt

Sham Hill is a volcanic plug in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located near the upper Bridge River. It is part of a volcanic group called the Bridge River Cones which in turn is part of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt of the Canadian Cascade Arc.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bridge River Cones". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Sham Hill". Catalogue of Canadian volcanoes. Geological Survey of Canada. 2009-03-10. Retrieved 2010-03-12.