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May, 2010

Undergraduate research makes a big contribution to understanding the origins of the Navajo Volcanic field
Sunday, May 23, 2010

What if you wanted to figure out how an ancient volcano formed? Since there is no active eruption, you can't just go watch, and since there's human-record of the event you can't find the answer in a book.

Where you have to look is inside the rocks themselves that were born from the volcano, with the help of highly sophisticated and specialized instruments.

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