Lava Field

Earth as Art image of Libya

Detailed Description

The Haruj Volcanic Field in central Libya was created from basaltic lava flows that erupted over time from multiple volcanoes. The volcanic craters and lava flows are evidence of a previous active eruption period. Many of the bright spots within the darker colored basalt flows are depressions covered with silt and fine sand. The lava field measures about 185 kilometers (115 miles) across.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 4
  • Source: Landsat 8
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7801 x 8400

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Location Taken: US