Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06268
Mud extruding from a small vent in a geothermal area of the Rotorua caldera resembles a lava flow with the flow ridges perpendicular to the direction of movement. Desiccation cracks cut the surface of the older surrounding mud.
Photo by Tom Simkin, 1986 (Smithsonian Institution).
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Galleries: Geothermal Features
Keywords: geothermal | mud pool