The Castle (volcano)

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The Castle
The Castle is located in British Columbia
The Castle
The Castle
Location of The Castle in SW British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 510 m (1,670 ft)
Prominence 40 m (130 ft)
Coordinates 49°41′N 123°12′W / 49.69°N 123.2°W / 49.69; -123.2Coordinates: 49°41′N 123°12′W / 49.69°N 123.2°W / 49.69; -123.2
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Pacific Ranges
Topo map NTS 92G/11
Age of rock Pleistocene
Mountain type Lava spine
Volcanic arc/belt Canadian Cascade Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruption Pleistocene

The Castle is a lava spine located west of Squamish in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Volcanism at The Castle is controlled by north-south structures and there are no hot springs known in the area.[1] It forms part of the Monmouth Creek complex and is part of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt which is a segment of the Cascade Volcanic Arc.

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