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San Quintin Volcanic Field, Mexico

San Quintin Volcanic Field, Mexico, Volcano photo


San Quintin Volcanic Field, Mexico

The Volcan Sudoeste cinder cone and smaller cones at its base are part of the San Quintin volcanic field in Mexico's Baja Peninsula.

They are seen here from the north on the slopes of Picacho Vizcaino.

Volcan Sudoeste is one of the youngest scoria cones of the San Quintin volcanic field.

It lies on a narrow peninsula between the Falsa bay (left) and the Pacific Ocean (right).

PHOTO SOURCE: Jim Luhr 1990, courtesy of the Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, used with permission.


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