Pinacate Volcano Field

Earth As Art image Pinacate Volcano Field

Detailed Description

The pockmarked terrain of Pinacate National Park in Mexico's Sonora Province is evidence of a violent past. Among hundreds of volcanic vents and cinder cones are rare maar craters, formed when rising magma met underground water to create pockets of steam that blew nearly circular holes in the overlying crust.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 2
  • Source: Landsat 7
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Image Dimensions: 7904 x 8512

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Location Taken: US