Powell Butte

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Powell Butte
Powell Butte.jpg
Elevation 614 ft (187 m) NAVD 881
Location Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.
Range Cascades
Coordinates 45°29′14″N 122°30′06″W / 45.487348619°N 122.501797539°W / 45.487348619; -122.501797539Coordinates: 45°29′14″N 122°30′06″W / 45.487348619°N 122.501797539°W / 45.487348619; -122.5017975391
Topo map USGS Gladstone
Type Cinder cone
Volcanic field Boring Lava Field

Powell Butte is an extinct volcanic cinder cone butte in Portland, Oregon, United States. It is one of four such cones (the others being Rocky Butte, Kelly Butte and Mount Tabor) inside the city that are home to a city park and is part of the Boring Lava Field, an area of extinct volcanoes. Powell Butte hosts the Powell Butte Nature Park.2


  1. ^ a b "Powell Butte". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Powell Butte Nature Park". Portland Parks & Recreation. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 

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