Cinder Cone

A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of tephra (volcanic debris) that accumulates around and downwind from a volcanic vent.

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125°02′W / 51.33°N 125.04°W / 51.33 -125.04 Bridge River Cones Volcanic field 2,500 8,500 Unknown 50°48′N 123°24′W / 50.80°N 123.40°W / 50.80 -123.40 Mount Meager Complex volcano 2,645 ...
Cinder Cone - Occurrence
... Cinder cones are commonly found on the flanks of shield volcanoes, stratovolcanoes, and calderas ... geologists have identified nearly 100 cinder cones on the flanks of Mauna Kea, a shield volcano located on the island of Hawaii ... These cones are also referred to as 'scoria cones' and 'cinder and spatter cones.' The most famous cinder cone, Paricutin, grew out of a corn field in Mexico in 1943 from a new vent ...
Butte Lake (California) - Description
... lake lies at the northern end of Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds, which is a complex of lava flows and a cinder cone ... Some time in the mid-1770s the lava flow from the Cinder Cone flowed into and around the lake ...
Cinder Cone And The Fantastic Lava Beds - Human History - Beginnings of A Controversy
... scientist from San Francisco, California, visited and described the Cinder Cone area ... features, and described a number of lines of evidence that he interpreted to mean that Cinder Cone was only about 25 years old ... tales of volcanic activity might be related to an eruption of Cinder Cone ...
Mount Tabor (Oregon) - Cinder Cone
... court and outdoor amphitheater are now situated, part of the cinder cone has been cut away, and the rock is visible to park visitors ... The remaining cinders were used to pave the nearby parking lot ... The Tabor cinder cone is part of the Boring Lava Field, an extensive network of cinder cones and small shield volcanoes ranging from Boring, Oregon to southwest ...

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    When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)