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Mount Sylvania
Mount Sylvania in Portland Oregon.JPG
Top as seen from Tualatin
Highest point
Elevation 978 ft (298 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 510 ft (155 m)
Geography
Location Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.
Parent range Tualatin Mountains
Topo map USGS Lake Oswego
Geology
Mountain type Shield volcano
Volcanic field Boring Lava Field

Mount Sylvania is an extinct volcano, part of the Boring Lava Field, on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. Parts of the mountain are within the cities of Portland, Lake Oswego, and Tigard.

The Sylvania campus of Portland Community College is located on the mountain's western slopes.

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