Maars in the San Bernardino Volcanic Field
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San Bernardino Volcanic Field
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
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wellerr@cochise.edu )

last edited:  2/14/17            4  views

     There are two maars within the san Bernardino volcanic field.  A maar is a large crater produced by
a large, highly explosive basaltic eruption.
   
the 2 maars

 
latitude:  31.543     longitude:  -109.181
 photo credits:  Google Earth, INEGI

the largest of the two maars, Paramore crater


latitude:  31.554     longitude:  -109.153
photo credits:  Google Earth, INEGI

inside Paramore crater


latitude:  31.553     longitude:  -109.167
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, INEGI


layers of basalt in Paramore crater

latitude:  31.549     longitude:  -109.165
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, INEGI


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