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Image of the Week: October 24 - 30, 2004

Volcanic Bombs and Bomb Impact Craters

Volcanic bombs & impact craters, Cinder Cone, Lassen Volcanic N.P.

This view of the northern base of Cinder Cone,
in Lassen Volcanic National Park,
reveals many large volcanic bombs and several impact craters.
The bombs are large pyroclastic materials
created by mildly explosive eruptions of gas-rich basaltic lava.

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LCC Image of the Week 12-06-04
David Cordero