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Sunset Crater National Monument: A 3-D Photographic Geology Tour
This virtual tour features three-dimensional images from the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) collection. It introduces visitors to the geology, landforms, and volcanic history of Sunset Crater National Monument, which was the scene of volcanic activity beginning in 1064 to 1065 AD and continuing for approximately 200 years. Visitors can see Sunset Cater itself, cinder and spatter cones, the features of the Bonito Lava Flow, and other volcanoes of the San Francisco Volcanic Field. The 3-D images are anaglyphs and require red and cyan 3-D viewing glasses.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
3-D images require red and cyan 3-D viewing glasses
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information (unless otherwise noted) and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested. We strongly recommend that USGS data be acquired directly from a USGS server and not through other sources that may change the data in some way. While USGS makes every effort to provide accurate and complete information, various data such as names, telephone numbers, etc. may change prior to updating. USGS welcomes suggestions on how to improve our home page and correct errors. USGS provides no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of furnished data.
DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-153
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Geology of National Parks: 3D and Photographic Tours'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Western Region Geologic Information
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)