Hot Rock

Hot Rock (HM13FF)

Location: Bainbridge, CA 96061 Shasta County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 31.07', W 121° 28.087'

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Following the May 1915 Lassen Peak eruptions, B.F. Loomis and other local residents discovered several massive hot rocks resting in the valley miles from the volcano. This hot rock is a piece of dacite lava that filled Lassen Peak's crater. On May 14, 1915, lava began welling up and plugged the volcano's crater. Pent-up gases within the volcano blasted and shattered the lava cap on May 19.

Careening down the mountainside, hot lava rocks touched off a snow avalanche. The avalanche carried this 300-ton rock five miles from Lassen Peak to this location, where it settled, sizzled, and cooled.
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HM NumberHM13FF
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Placed ByLassen Volcanic National Park, Department of the Interior, National Park Service
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 629770 N 4486361
Decimal Degrees40.51783333, -121.46811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.07', W 121° 28.087'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 4.20" N, 121° 28' 5.22" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44300 Lassen Peak Hwy, Bainbridge CA 96061, US
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