Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #45 – Postcard #3


3D-rendered satellite image by Google Earth

This is another feature in this volcanic area, but it has no name and is not included in GVP’s list of subfeatures.  Also, getting accurate dates of these lavas has been a challenge because they are too young and basaltic for potassium-argon dating, and they are too lacking in burnt organic material for radiocarbon dating.

Also, since tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the U.S., I am showing my thanks to the Search Party by giving an extra point to everybody who makes a guess in this challenge.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s