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Black Volcano in Petroglyph National Monument, as seen from its south, at the trail head connecting it to JA volcano on January 14, 2009
|Elevation||5,986 ft (1,825 m)|
|Prominence||155 ft (47 m)|
|Location||Petroglyph National Monument, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, US|
|Age of rock||older than 10,000 years|
|Last eruption||150,000+ years ago|
Black Volcano is an inactive volcano located near Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is part of the Albuquerque volcanic field. Black Volcano is located directly north of JA volcano. Black Volcano is the second of five volcanoes (traveling south to north) within the western boundary of Petroglyph National Monument. North of Black Volcano are Vulcan, Bond and Butte volcanoes. The date of its last eruption is unknown, but is believed to have been more than 150,000 years ago.
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