Dropstones in White Rock Canyon
Image taken: 09/25/2010by: Adam Read
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
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Phreatomagmatic deposits form when a volcanic eruption interacts with groundwater. This layered air-fall deposit also has numerous basalt dropstones that have fallen into and indented the accumulating deposit.
Canyon on the south side of the Rio Grande opposite of the town of White Rock in White Rock Canyon.
Image posted: 02-15-2021
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