Castle Rock (volcano) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCastle Rock
|Elevation||1,862 m (6,109 ft)|
|Prominence||55 m (180 ft)|
|Location||Stikine Country, British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Klastline Plateau (south-central Stikine Plateau)|
|Topo map||NTS 104G/16|
|Age of rock||Pleistocene|
|Mountain type||Volcanic plug|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province|
Castle Rock is a volcanic plug located 13 km (8 mi) west of Iskut and 8 km (5 mi) northwest of Tuktsayda Mountain in British Columbia, Canada. Castle Rock is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes and is in the Klastline Group, Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and last erupted in the Pleistocene.
Castle Rock is one of the top 10 Canadian volcanoes with recent seismic activity, the others include: Mount Edziza volcanic complex, Mount Cayley, Hoodoo Mountain, The Volcano, Crow Lagoon, Mount Silverthrone, Mount Meager massif, Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field and Mount Garibaldi.
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