kids encyclopedia robot

Sentinel Plain volcanic field facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Sentinel Plain volcanic field
Highest point
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Location Arizona, U.S.
Age of rock 3.3 - 1.3 million years
Mountain type Volcanic field
Volcanic arc/belt Basin and Range Province

Sentinel Plain volcanic field, also known as the Sentinel-Arlington volcanic field, is a monogenetic volcanic field in Arizona. The basalt is alkali.

Notable Vents

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Arlington Cone - - 33°00′36″N 112°42′48″W / 33.010103°N 112.713203°W / 33.010103; -112.713203 (Arlington Cone)
Black History Month on Kiddle
African-American Astronauts:
Stephanie Wilson
Charles Bolden
Ronald McNair
Frederick D. Gregory
kids search engine
Sentinel Plain volcanic field Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.