• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Suggested Reading

The San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona
Link to a U.S. Geological Survey fact sheet explaining volcanic activity in northern Arizona. Color photos.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Sunset Crater Volcano

Legend says that 19th-century explorer John Wesley Powell named Sunset Crater Volcano because its rim of red and yellow cinders suggested the colors of a perpetual sunset.