Mystery Volcanic Photo #44

By Erik Klemetti | March 26, 2012 12:29 pm

I’m mired in a pile of grading right now, so I thought I’d throw out a new Mystery Volcano Photo culled from the copious reader submissions of volcano images. Thanks to everyone who has sent me picture to use on the blog!

The last MVP took a little longer to solve, but Robert Somerville did correctly identify the image as Helmet Peak in British Columbia. Helmet Peak is part of the Milbanke Sound Cones, a series of small cinder cones that are likely Holocene in age (last ~10,000 years). With that MVP, the standing currently look like this:

  • Boris Behncke – 7
  • Don Crain – 6
  • The Bobs – 4
  • Chris Reykjavik – 3
  • Robert Somerville – 3
  • gijs – 2
  • Doug C. – 2
  • volcanista – 1
  • Lockwood – 1
  • Elizabeth – 1
  • Ralph – 1
  • Anne – 1
  • Cam – 1
  • gg – 1
  • Damon Hynes – 1
  • Marco – 1
  • Diane – 1
  • Stephen – 1
  • MK, Alberta – 1
  • Kultsi – 1
  • Henrik – 1
  • Zane – 1
  • Rodger Wilson – 1
  • Robin Campion – 1
  • Jan Nygard – 1
  • Cole Kingsbury – 1
  • Manuela – 1
  • Phillip Mulholland – 1
  • Ron Schott – 1
  • Dylan Ray – 1
  • Eva Hedstrom – 0.5

Below is the next mystery volcano photo, #44. As you mull this over, you can also check out the volcano photo fail over at Our Amazing Planet – they identified the famous Richat Structure in Mauritania as a volcanic feature. I guess somebody didn’t do their research before posting that article.

Good luck!

Mystery Volcano Photo #45 - take a guess.

 

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