Red Cones facts for kids
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Close aerial view of the Red Cones toward the east-northeast. During eruption of both cones, lava poured through the breaches and spilled to the left.
|Elevation||8,960 ft (2,730 m)|
|Location||Madera County, California, United States|
|Age of rock||8500 years|
|Mountain type||Cinder cone|
|Last eruption||5000 years ago|
The Red Cones last erupted approximately 5000 years ago, with both cinder eruption (forming the cones), and a basalt flow from the southern cone, which flowed approximately 1.5 kilometers (0.9 mi) towards the upper Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River.
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