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Volcanic Highlights and Features: Colorado Colorado Regions Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Colorado National Monument Curecanti National Recreation Area Dome Rock Natural Area Dotsero Crater Elephant Rocks Natural Area Eleven Mile State Park Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Front Range Glenwood Springs Area, Garfield County Great Wall Dike Green River Formation Jefferson County Mini-Wheeler Natural Area Mount Antero and White Mountain Needle Rock Natural Area Ouray Hot Springs Pikes Peak Raton Mesa Red and White Mountain Rocky Mountain National Park Saddle Mountain Research Natural Area Saint Mary's Falls San Juan Mountains Silverton Caldera Slumgullion Earthflow Natural Area Spanish Peaks Specimen Mountain Research Natural Area Wheeler Geologic Natural Area Black Canyon of the Gunnison: 2 In Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Gunnison River cuts through Precambrian rock nearly 2 billion years old!
Charlie Haughey was drafted into the US Army in October of 1967. He was 24, and had been in college in Michigan before running out of money and quitting school to work in a sheet metal factory. The draft notice meant that he was to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam, designated a rifleman, the basic field position in the Army. After 63 days in Vietnam, he was made a photographer, shooting photographs for the Army and US newspapers, with these instructions from the Colonel: “You are not a combat photographer. This is a morale operation.
Concept behind PhotoVolcanica.com The name PhotoVolcanica is intended to reveal the main focus of the site and is a hydrid between English and Latin terminology, meaning something like "photo of the volcano". However, the site is also dedicated to the wonderful and diverse Penguins that increasingly struggle to survive in the face of overfishing, habitat loss, introduced predators, etc. etc.... Whilst initially based almost solely on images, much of the site is now a highly illustrated encyclopaedia with extensive scientific referencing.
Our Purpose : A primary focus of volcanology is to provide scientific and educational information that can lead to hazard mitigation. Michigan Tech's Volcanoes Page aims to provide information about volcanoes to the public and to complement other informational sites on the web. We started this site more than 20 years ago, when there were almost no other volcano sites--now there are lots, and many of them have far more resources. So we now aim to fill in spots that aren't covered elsewhere. Send your suggestions!