Inside the Valles Caldera

Location: Valles Caldera - near Los Alamos, NM
Year: 1985
Merckslides catalogue number: 06-16987
Comments: Inside the ring of mountains defining the Valles Caldera is this peaceful looking expanse of meadow. The small hillat left is a resurgent dome - a geologically recent squeeze-up of viscous lava. This place, with it's ominous history and active hot springs, is surely volcanically active today.

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