Week 04 Discussion - Sunset Crater Virtual Field Trip
To prepare for this discussion, please visit the Sunset Crater Volcano lava flow presented in Volcanoes Online.After visiting and taking notes on the volcano, discuss with your classmates why certain volcanic features may be present while others are absent. What interests you about these features? Explain.
The United States Geologic Survey (USGS) and National Park Service (NPS) have a variety of valuable resources that geologists and geology students can use to understand the natural environment. Take time to visit their sites:
- The United States Geological Survey (USGS): www.usgs.gov. Conduct a search for "USGS Photo Glossary," which illustrates important volcanic terms with photographs. See also their special section on "geology."
- The National Park Service (NPS): www.nps.gov Search for individual parks by name or state and check out the photo galleries for each one.