|Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument|
This website of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Park Service (NPS) is a source of geologic information about Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It offers a virtual field trip through the area to learn more about cinder cone volcanics and the history of this region. General volcanic information includes an image gallery of the monument, a brief history of the eruptions in the area, volcano facts, and area earthquake and seismic information. There are links to a large glossary and more geologic details about this area.
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Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-332
This resource is referenced by 'USGS Geology in the Parks'
This resource references 'What is Geologic Time?'
This resource references 'What on Earth is Plate Tectonics?'
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Publisher: United States Geological Survey