Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12386
The northern part of the 20,000 km2 Harrat Rahat volcanic field, the largest in Saudia Arabia at 50-75 km wide and ~300 km long, is shown in this November 2019 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 192 km across). Earlier work identified 986 vents across the field. Recent lava flows in the northern end encroach on the city of Al-Madinah.
Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).
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