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Sunset Crater via NASA EO

During its creation about a thousand years ago (1085 C.E.), explosions rocked Sunset Crater. The emerging volcano buried the landscape in a thick, dark carpet of lava and ash. Much of the evidence of that eruption is still visible today. During a series of eruptions, magma rose to the surface through a vent, creating the cinder cone that still rises more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) over the surrounding area. The crater draws its name from the fiery orange rings of earth that surround its cone. These deposits contain sulphur and iron, which oxidizes (rusts) and turns red with exposure to air and water. Today, trees and bushes grasp for a foothold in the volcanic rock and dark soil around the crater. On July 12, 2016, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite captured a natural-color image (above) of the crater and the surrounding San Francisco Volcanic F...

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