Mount Pluto, California facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Pluto
|Elevation||8,617 ft (2,626 m) NGVD 29|
|Prominence||1,457 ft (444 m)|
|Location||Placer County, California|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Tahoe City|
|Last eruption||2 million years ago|
Mount Pluto is an extinct volcano in the Granite Chief Range near Lake Tahoe, California. The volcano erupted approximately 2 million years ago producing lava and mudflows that dammed Lake Tahoe. The Northstar California ski resort covers part of the 8,617 ft (2,626 m) high peak.
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