View across the ancient lava flows of the Siberia Traps

Landscape view with dark rock rubble in foreground, river and flat-topped mountains in distance.

Detailed Description

Looking out to distant flat-topped mountains that are remains of ancient basalt lava flows and sills of the Siberian Traps. The foreground is also the weathered, rubbly top of an ancient eroded sill. The Maymecha river can be seen in the distance winding its way through the the thick volcanic layers of the Siberian Traps. 


Image Dimensions: 4288 x 2848

Date Taken:

Location Taken: along the Maymecha river, near the arctic Siberian town of Kayak, RU


Benjamin Black