Round Mountain (volcano) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRound Mountain
|Elevation||1,646 m (5,400 ft)|
|Prominence||225 m (738 ft)|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Garibaldi Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 92G/14|
|Age of rock||Pleistocene|
|Easiest route||gravel road|
Round Mountain is an eroded volcanic outcrop in the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt in British Columbia, Canada, located 8 km southwest of Eanastick Meadows, 9 km (6 mi) east of Brackendale and 10 km (6 mi) south of Mount Garibaldi. It is the highpoint of Paul Ridge and is located in the southwest corner of Garibaldi Provincial Park. Round Mountain formed as a result of subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate beneath the North American Plate, known as the Cascadia subduction zone. Round Mountain last erupted during the Pleistocene.
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