This volcano’s neighbour is in fact its twin. Also, it has a big heart. Just look in that summit crater and you’ll see it. Advertisements
Here is the tallest volcano, as seen from the shoulders of a neighbour.
It’s time to migrate back down south…mainly because there are not many volcanoes north of last week’s location. The volcanoes here are taller, though seemingly not as numerous. This group of pyroclastic cones is at the foot of a bigger volcano, who you’ll meet tomorrow.
There’s around six dozen vents associated with this volcano…but only one was active in the Holocene. Extra Credit (1 point) What do you call large discrete volcanic landforms that form during several episodic eruptive cycles?
There’s a lot of basalt here…but it’s a bit chilly. I’d have to go back around 1700 years to warm up my froze nose and toes in those flows. Extra credit (1 point) – What is the youngest geological time period of Mars?
This is one of those volcanoes where individual features are kind of hard to find. The good news for you is that a solitary anthropomorphized cinder cone should stick out like a sore thumb. The good news for me is that there are no hurricanes here. Extra credit (1 point) Let’s mix things up a…
This lava dome (upper left) is one of her subfeatures, and overlooks this large saline body of water in the foreground. She has not erupted in almost 2,000 years, and seems to be a volcano of the beneficial variety. However, she still steams and occasionally shakes to remind the locals that she is still a…