Sunset Crater Volcano - John Seach


Arizona, USA

35.37 N, 111.50  W
summit elevation 2447 m
Cinder cone

Sunset crater is one of the youngest cinder cones in the USA. In the 1920's a Hollywood movie company planned to blow it up to simulate a volcanic eruption, but this was prevented after public opposition. The cone was caused by Strombolian activity which lasted 100-200 years.

Sunset Crater Volcano Eruptions

1070 ± 30