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Rainbow Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 7,619 ft (2,322 m)
Geography
Location Siskiyou County, California, U.S.
Parent range Cascade Range
Topo map USGS Rainbow Mountain
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Cascade Volcanic Arc
Last eruption Pleistocene age

Rainbow Mountain is a stratovolcano at the southern end of the Cascade Range in Siskiyou County, California. It is located between Mount Shasta and the Medicine Lake Volcano, consisting of andesitic and dacitic rocks that were produced during the Early Pleistocene subepoch. Its last known eruption is also of Pleistocene age.

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