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Mojave Preserve -
Cinder Cones National Natural Landmark
The skyline of
is interrupted by the conical outlines of dozens of remarkably well-preserved volcanic cinder cones and black
basalt lava flows. The earliest began about 7.6 million years ago and eruptions continued until at least 10,000
years ago, near the end of the most recent ice age.
GeologyThe study of the history of the physical development of the structure, content and life of the earth by ...
Photos of Volcanic Rocks, Cones and CratersPhoto virtual tour index of volcanic formations, lava and craters
Volcanic Rocks and Associated LandformsA volcano forms at an site where erupted material builds up (including lava flows, cinders, and ash). ...
17 Mile Point
Mojave Geomorphic Province
Kingston Range - Valley Wells