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Hoy Volcano 550 m Extinct volcano

A small volcanic province west of Emerald, central Queensland. A 550 m high volcanic plug is present in the Mt Leura Conservation Park west of Rubyvale. More than 70 volcanic plugs are found in an area 50 km wide, making it an unusual volcanic province for central Queensland. Anakie Hill, 15 km southeast of the Hoy province, is surrounded by extensive lava flows.

Alluvial sapphire and zircon deposits are found in this province.

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  1. Volcanoes of Australia
  2. List of Volcanoes in Australia

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