Chudleigh Volcano - John Seach


North Queensland, Australia

19.34 S, 144.36 E
Summit elevation ~680m
Extinct volcano, Lava-field Province

Chundleigh Volcano is located south of Lyndhurst on the Kennedy Development Road in North Queensland. Total area of Chudleigh volcano is 2000 sq km. A lava flow extends 100 km from Barkers Crater down the Einasleigh River.

The province contains 46 volcanic features including pyroclastic cones, composite cones, lava shields, and a broad lava plain. Airstrip Crater and Sapphire Hill are pyroclastic cones.

Further Reading
Griffin, T.J. and McDougall, I., 1975. Geochronology of the Cainozoic McBride volcanic province, northern Queensland. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia22(4), pp.387-396.

Chudleigh Volcano Eruptions

250,000 years ago