Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07808
The steep walls of the 1902 explosion crater at Santa María expose a sequence of alternating thin (1-10 m) light-colored lava flows and brownish-colored block-and-ash flow deposits. Growth of the cone involved the extrusion of lava flows, mostly from the summit vent.
Photo by Bill Rose, 1974 (Michigan Technological University).
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