Volcanic field

A volcanic field is an area of the Earth's crust that is prone to localized volcanic activity. They usually consist of clusters of 10 to 100 volcanoes such as cinder cones. Lava flows may also occur. They may occur as a monogenetic volcanic field or a polygenetic volcanic field.

The north face of Mount Garibaldi rises above The Table and Garibaldi Lake in the Garibaldi Lake volcanic field.

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SP Crater in the San Francisco volcanic field is a cinder cone with a basalt lava flow that extends for 4 miles (6 km).
 
El Muweilih Crater in Sudan with natron-rich clay on the crater floor

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