Big Obsidian Flow

In Newberry National Volcanic Monument south of Bend, Oregon. Some chunks of shiny black obsidian are visible, but the greatest impression comes from the great height and volume of the volcanic flow, and its abrupt edges. Click photos to enlarge them.


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Ever optimistic, a tiny fir tree tries to establish itself in the rocks.

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