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Cabezon Peak from the east side of the San Ysidro anticline


Cabezon Peak is a volcanic neck, the remnant of a volcano that erupted northwest of San Ysidro, NM.

Image taken: 02/05/2023
by: Adam Read
© 2023

Longitude: -106.848966479
Latitude: 35.5119349867
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

About this image

Cabezon Peak is located about 75 miles northwest of Albuquerque, and is a prominent landmark. This view is from the west flank of the San Ysidro anticline, which exposes Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks. This area is frequently used by geology field camps because of the excellent exposure and interesting structure.

Camera Details

SONY ILCE-7M2 FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS Exposure: 41.0 mm (35mm equiv: 41mm) f/16.0 1/125 sec ISO 100.

Image posted: 05-30-2023