Holy Smoke! Texas Has Actual Volcanoes. Here’s Where to See Ten of Them.

Holy Smoke! Texas Has Actual Volcanoes. Here’s Where to See Ten of Them.

Chisos Volcanic Complex in Big Bend National Park.I’ve always loved driving around my home state to see its natural wonders. Whether it’s wading in the Blanco River looking for dinosaur tracks or entering the coolness of one of Texas’s nine thousand caves (as long as it doesn’t involve crawling), there are endless sights to see. As COVID-19 restrictions loosen, this summer is a perfect time to hit the road and hike through canyons, swim in spring-fed pools, and explore . . . volcanoes? In case you didn’t know, Texas’s fascinatingly diverse geology was formed in no small part by periods of violent volcanism that occurred between about 27 million and 80 million years ago. There are roughly two hundred igneous sites around the state that include a mix of intrusive and extrusive…View Original Post

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