Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12496
The 70 km2 Diamond Craters volcanic field in Oregon, USA, is shown in this October 2019 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 15 km across). The area was uplifted to produce graben structures cross-cutting the lavas in NW-SE direction. Numerous smaller vents including spatter and phreatomagmatic craters, and cones occur along the margins of the uplifted area aligned with the structural trend.
Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2019 (https://www.planet.com/).
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Keywords: volcanic field | crater | maar | lava flow