New geologic map of Mount Taylor Volcano Area — Mount Taylor, New Mexico
January 10, 2020
The Geologic Map of the Mount Taylor Volcano Area, New Mexico (GM-80) is a 1:36,000 compilation of six recent NMBGMR 1:24,000 geologic quadrangles that encompass this extinct composite stratovolcano. Mount Taylor is New Mexico’s second-largest volcano after the Valles Caldera in the Jemez Mountains. This timely map and accompanying report, resulting from over a decade of thorough work, synthesizes the current geologic understanding of such an important landscape feature of the state.