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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08222

This drill rig on the floor of El Valle de Antón caldera is part of a major geothermal exploration program at El Valle volcano.  In the background to the north is Cerro Gaital, the highest of three post-caldera lava domes constructed along the northern caldera rim. Photo by Paul Kimberly, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).

This drill rig on the floor of El Valle de Antón caldera is part of a major geothermal exploration program at El Valle volcano. In the background to the north is Cerro Gaital, the highest of three post-caldera lava domes constructed along the northern caldera rim.

Photo by Paul Kimberly, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).


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