The Sphinx (volcano)

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The Sphinx
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The Sphinx in July 2001
Highest point
Elevation 2,402 m (7,881 ft)
Prominence 212 m (696 ft)
Coordinates 49°54′07.0″N 122°57′05.0″W / 49.901944°N 122.951389°W / 49.901944; -122.951389Coordinates: 49°54′07.0″N 122°57′05.0″W / 49.901944°N 122.951389°W / 49.901944; -122.951389
Location Garibaldi Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Garibaldi Ranges
Topo map NTS 92G/15
Mountain type Subglacial mound
Volcanic arc/belt Cascade Volcanic Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruption Pleistocene

The Sphinx is a subglacial mound in the southernmost Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It is south-east of Garibaldi Lake. The volcano is part of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt which is a segment of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, but it is not within the geographic boundary of the Cascade Range. It is believed The Sphinx last erupted in the Pleistocene age.[1]

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  • The Sphinx in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia