Meager, Mount

Meager, Mount,

volcano, 8,793 ft (2,680 m) high, SW British Columbia, Canada, 90 mi (150 km) N of Vancouver. It is the northernmost of the Cascade RangeCascade Range,
mountain chain, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, extending S from British Columbia to N Calif., where it becomes the Sierra Nevada; it parallels the Coast Ranges, 100–150 mi (161–241 km) inland from the Pacific Ocean.
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 volcanoes and the second highest peak of the Mount Meager massif. Its last known eruption occurred c.2,350 years ago, and was Canada's largest eruption of the Holocene epochHolocene epoch
or Recent epoch,
most recent of all subdivisions of geologic time, ranging from the present back to the time (c.11,000 years ago) of almost complete withdrawal of the glaciers of the preceding Pleistocene epoch.
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. The mountain and the massif are also subject to large landslides; in 2010 the collapse of a peak on Mt. Meager sent more than 50 million cubic yards (40 million cubic meters) of rock as far as 8 mi (13 km).
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