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Sunset Crater

San Francisco Volcanic Field
Coconino County, Arizona

Sunset Crater
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Sunset Crater was named for its brilliantly colored scoria deposits mantling the cone. Having erupted sometime between 1080 and 1150 AD, it is the youngest of the more than 550 vents of the vast San Francisco volcanic field.

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Sunset Crater