Alligator Lake
"A group of basaltic cones and lava flows (the Miles Canyon basalts) in south-central Yukon near the capital city of Whitehorse was considered to be of Pleistocene age (Wheeler, 1961). The upper part of the Alligator Lake volcanic complex, consisting of two well-preserved cinder cones capping a small shield volcano, probably post-dates local Holocene glaciation (Eiche et al., 1987). Lava flows from both cones traveled to the north and were erupted simultaneously. Their compositions range from alkali olivine basalt to basanitic. Flows from the NE cone are the largest, extending 6 km from the cone and expanding to a width of 10 km at the terminus. Portions of the flows contain spinel lherzolite and granitoid xenoliths and megacrysts of olivine, pyroxene, and spinel."  -Smithsonian Volcano Archive
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