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Virginia’s Volcanic Past

A small volcano erupted in the Shenandoah Valley 48 million years ago.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using topographic data from the National Elevation Dataset (NED) and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published October 11, 2019
Data acquired January 1, 2012

Sources:
DEM
Landsat 8