Aiyansh- Tseax Cone

Aiyansh, BC, Canada

aka Aiyansh Volcano


Photo above courtesy Ron Anderson Collection, Terrace

Tseax Cone, alt “Aiyansh Volcano Cinder Cone” from the air

  • Elevation- 600 m (1,969 ft)
  • located at 55“07'N, 128”54'W
  • It is one of Canada's youngest Volcanoes.
  • There is actually 2 cones here.
  • One inside the other.
  • Smallest one 290 mtrs, and largest 460 mtrs at the base.
  • This volcano erupted in 1325, and again between 1750-1775.
  • It is currently designated Dormant.

I was in a helicopter and we flew into this cone and below the rim.It was exciting to say the least.



photo courtesy Brooke Hodson Collection

ca 1700s Aiyansh Volcanic Lava Rock buried native villages of Wii Lax K'abit and Lax Ksiluux


Volcano Cone




Lava Beds and Lava Lake


Above four photos courtesy Brian Wolfe, Ladysmith BC



Tseax Crater Postcard, courtesy Grant Walker, CA

  • Last modified: 2017/10/21 14:43
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