- Indian Heaven
Name = Indian Heaven
Photo = Indian Heaven.jpg
Caption = East Crater in the Indian Heaven volcanic field
Elevation = Convert|5925|ft|m|0|abbr=on
Washington, United States
Coordinates = coord|45|55|48|N|121|49|12|W|type:mountain_region:US
Volcanic_Arc/Belt=Cascade Volcanic Arc
Last eruption = 8,200 years ago
First ascent =
Easiest route =
Indian Heaven is a polygeneticcite book | last = Wood | first = Charles A. | coauthors = Jűrgen Kienle | title = Volcanoes of North America | publisher =
Cambridge University Press| date = 1993 | pages = pp. 166-167 | month = | isbn = 0-512-43811-X ] volcanic fieldin Washington, United States. It is located midway between Mount St. Helensand Mount Adams, and dates from the Pleistoceneand Holocene. The field trends north to south and is dominated by seven small shield volcanoes that have each erupted only once. [http://www.dnr.wa.gov/geology/hazards/volcano/ (?)] . Those shields are topped by small spatter and cinder cones. The northernmost peak in the field is Sawtooth Mountainand the southernmost is Red Mountain. The highest point is Lemei Rockat convert|5925|ft|m|0.
Its last volcanic activity produced a large cinder cone and a voluminous
lavaand scoriaflows about 8200 years ago.
About 60 eruptive centers lie on the convert|30|km|mi|0|adj=on|sp=us long, N10degreesEast-trending, Indian Heaven fissure zone. The convert|600|km2|sqmi|0|sp=us field has a volume of about convert|100|km3|cumi|0|sp=us and forms the western part of a convert|2000|km2|sqmi|0|adj=on|sp=us
Quaternary basaltfield in the southern Washington Cascades, including the King Mountain fissure zone along which Mount Adams was built.
List of volcanoes in the United States of America
* [http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/recreation/wilderness/wilderness-indian-heaven.shtml Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Indian Heaven Wilderness]
* [http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Washington/IndianHeaven/description_indian_heaven.html USGS - Indian Heaven Volcanic Field]
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