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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12381

Harrat ar Rahah-'Uwayrid is the northernmost of a series of Quaternary volcanic fields paralleling the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, south of the city of Tabuk. The olivine basaltic field extends NW-SE about 240 km overall, and contains numerous scoria cones, tuff cones, and associated lava fields. Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs, 2020.

Harrat ar Rahah-'Uwayrid is the northernmost of a series of Quaternary volcanic fields paralleling the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, south of the city of Tabuk. The olivine basaltic field extends NW-SE about 240 km overall, and contains numerous scoria cones, tuff cones, and associated lava fields.

Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs, 2020.

Keywords: volcanic field | lava flow | remote sensing


Harrat ar Rahah-'Uwayrid