Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03616
A geologist stands on the irregular surface of a lava flow north of Volcán la Morusa, near Cerro Colorado. The flow is one of many young sparsely vegetated basaltic lava flows of the Pinacate volcanic field. Flow morphologies remain pristine for long periods of time in this arid region.
Photo by Jim Luhr, 1996 (Smithsonian Institution).
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Keywords: lava flow | pahoehoe | volcanologist | field work