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Springerville volcanic field
Highest point
Location Arizona, United States
Age of rock 2.1 - 0.3 million years
Mountain type Volcanic field
Volcanic arc/belt Basin and Range Province

Springerville volcanic field is a monogenetic volcanic field located in east-central Arizona between Springerville and Show Low. The field consists of 405 discrete vents covering approximately 3,000 square kilometers (1,200 sq mi) and is the third-largest such field in the continental United States; only the San Francisco volcanic field and Medicine Lake volcanic field are larger.

Notable vents

Name Elevation Coordinates Last eruption
Cerro Hueco 6,516 feet (1,986 m) 34°18′58″N 109°33′17″W / 34.3161517°N 109.5548218°W / 34.3161517; -109.5548218 unknown
Twin Knolls 7,379 feet (2,249 m) 34°12′32″N 109°54′35″W / 34.2089319°N 109.9098283°W / 34.2089319; -109.9098283 unknown
Wolf Mountain 8,284 feet (2,525 m) 34°11′52″N 109°44′24″W / 34.1978216°N 109.7401007°W / 34.1978216; -109.7401007 unknown
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