Yellow Lake, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 20' 18'' North , 119° 44' 38'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.33833,-119.74389|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
Eocene vesicular trachyte and analcime-phonolite flows exposed in road cuts of Highway 3A along the lake.
14 valid minerals.
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33.9 - 56 Ma
|Penticton Group - Marron, Kettle River, Springbrook, Marama and Skaha Formations|
Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Marron Formation; Kettle River Formation; Springbrook Formation; Marama Formation; Skaha Formation
Comments: T. Hoy, B.N. Church, A. Legun, K. Glover, G. Gibson, B. Grant, J.O. Wheeler,K.P.E. Dunne, J. Cunningham, and P.J. Desjardins, 1994, Geological Compilation of the Kootenay Area, OF 1994-8, BCGS
Lithology: Undivided volcanic rocks
Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. 
201.3 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)
Lithology: Unclassified volcanic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.