Taos Mountains and Servietta Basalts
Image taken: 2004by: Adam Read
© 2004 Adam Read
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
The stacked flows of the the Sevietta basalts were deposited between ~5.5 and ~1 million years ago. The basalts and gravel filled the San Luis basin, which was created by the Rio Grande rift during extension of the crust.
Image posted: 06-27-2018
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