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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06731

Bubbling mudpots are abundant in the Coso Hot Springs on the eastern margin of the Coso volcanic field.  The hot springs occur along faults at the margins of a horst capped by rhyolitic rocks and are associated with fumaroles, mudpots, and widespread areas of hydrothermally altered ground. Photo by Paul Kimberly, 1997 (Smithsonian Institution).

Bubbling mudpots are abundant in the Coso Hot Springs on the eastern margin of the Coso volcanic field. The hot springs occur along faults at the margins of a horst capped by rhyolitic rocks and are associated with fumaroles, mudpots, and widespread areas of hydrothermally altered ground.

Photo by Paul Kimberly, 1997 (Smithsonian Institution).


Coso Volcanic Field