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Piebald Volcano - 417 m extinct lava-field province 40 km north of Cooktown, north Queensland

One part of the volcano is at the head of the Starke River, to the south of the Mt Webb National Park, the other is west of Hopevale, an Aboriginal community in eastern Cape York. Mt Piebald, 3 km southwest of Hopevale, is the cone that erupted most recently, 1.2 million years ago. Bald hills erupted last about 1.6 million years ago. There are 14 known vents.

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