Devils Garden

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  • 43.512°N
  • 120.861°W

  • 1698 m
    5569 ft

  • 322120
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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Devils Garden. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Chitwood L A, 1994. Inflated basaltic lava--examples of processes and landforms from central and southeast Oregon. Oregon Geol, 56: 11-21.

Peterson N V, Groh E A, 1966. Lunar Geological Field Conference guidebook. Oregon Dept Geol Min Ind, 51 p.

Sarna-Wojcicki A M, Champion D E, Davis J O, 1983. Holocene volcanism in the conterminous United States and the role of silicic volcanic ash layers in correlation of latest Pleistocene and Holocene deposits. In: Wright H E (ed) {Late-Quaternary Environments of the United States}, Minneapolis: Univ Minnesota Press, 2: 52-77.

Sherrod D R, 1995. . (pers. comm.).

Smith R L, Shaw H R, Luedke R G, Russell S L, 1978. Comprehensive tables giving physical data and thermal energy estimates for young igneous systems of the United States. U S Geol Surv Open-File Rpt, 78-925: 1-25.

Wood C A, Kienle J (eds), 1990. Volcanoes of North America. Cambridge, England: Cambridge Univ Press, 354 p.

The Devils Garden lava field, the NW-most of a group of three youthful-looking basaltic lava fields SE of Newberry volcano, east of the Cascade Range, contains 117 sq km of overlapping pahoehoe lava flows erupted from fissure vents at the NE part of the field. Inflated pahoehoe flows were erupted from spatter ramparts and spatter cones onto a nearly flat-lying surface surrounding several large kipukas of older rocks. The extremely fluid and inflated lavas left flows that typically increased from about a half meter thickness near the vent to about 5 m in more distal areas and have a volume of 1.2 cu km. The flows are older than the Mazama Ash (6800 years old) but are fresh-looking and relatively unvegetated. The precise age of Devils Garden is not known, but was considered to be either Holocene (Smith et al. 1978; Sarna-Wojciki et al. 1983) or about 20,000 years old (Chitwood 1994).