Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #39 – Postcard #3

3D-rendered satellite image by Google Earth

3D-rendered satellite image by Google Earth

Before this current volcano was born, this area was covered by an ancient flood basalt. When the volcano in the postcard was born, it pushed its way up through that ancient flow..which can now be seen as eroded and peculiarly glassy outcroppings around the base of the volcano.

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