Just south of the Grand Canyon lies a range of volcanic mountains which includes the highest point in Arizona. For the first time, Volcanoes of Northern Arizona provides a popular look at the fiery origin of these volcanic features. With magnificent aerial photographs, original geologic illustrations, and detailed road logs to many of the key features, this book is an indispensable tool for the traveler, the educator, and all who are interested in the remarkable landscape of northern Arizona. Contents include: 1. The Big Picture: Plate Tectonics, A Primer on Volcanoes; 2. Volcanic Features of Northern Arizona: Cinder Cones, Lava Dams in the Grand Canyon, Shield Volcanoes, Lava Tubes, Stratovolcanoes, Lava Domes; 3. The Story of Sunset Crater: The Next Eruption; 4. Road Logs: Grand Canyon to Williams, Williams to Flagstaff, Flagstaff to Valle, Flagstaff to Wupatki, Wupatki/Sunset Crater, SP Crater, Grand Falls, Toroweap Overlook; Glossary; Index.
Volcanoes of Northern Arizona