Volcanoes in Albuquerque, New Mexico - February 14, 2004

These pictures were taken with my Olympus C730 Ultra Zoom digital camera on a short hike through the Volcanoes area of the Petroglyph National Monument outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 14, 2004. Most images are shown at a resolution of 640x480, but are available in their full 2048x1536 size by clicking on the links after the captions.

Our destination: the Vulcan volcano. [2048x1536]


Vulcan volcano visible from the side of Black Volcano. [2048x1536]

View of Mt. Taylor in the distance. [2048x1536]

Getting closer to Vulcan. [2048x1536]

Something used to live here. [2048x1536]

Climbing Vulcan. [2048x1536]

Lichens on Vulcan. [2048x1536]

View to the west from Vulcan. [2048x1536]

A cone area on Vulcan. [2048x1536]

Looking back south at Black volcano. [2048x1536]

At the top of Vulcan. [2048x1536]

View to the north, I think. [2048x1536]

View east across Albuquerque at the Sandias. [2048x1536]

Zoomed in view west to Mt. Taylor. [2048x1536]

Parking lot in the distance. [2048x1536]

View northeast from Vulcan. [2048x1536]

Closer view north and east. [2048x1536]

Northern fringes of Albuquerque. [2048x1536]

Toward the south. [2048x1536]

A little cave on Vulcan. [2048x1536]

Lots of moisture eight here. There's some moss growing. [2048x1536]


Inside the little cave, there's more moss and it's actually humid. [2048x1536]

The way down is steep. [2048x1536]


We made it down that, then my batteries went, so no more. [2048x1536]
E-mail domain: teresco.org, username: terescoj - Sat Feb 14 14:54:08 MST 2004

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