Alignment along fissure-like trend; young age
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General geology and relation to the Rio Grande rift:
Kelley, V. C., and A. M. Kudo, 1978, Volcanoes and related basalts of Albuquerque basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Circular 156, 30p.
Petrology and Lithology:
Baldridge, W. S., 1979, Petrology and petrogenesis of Plio-Pleistocene basaltic rocks from the central Rio Grande rift New Mexico and their relationship to the Rift, in Riecker, R. E., editor, Rio Grande Rift: Tectonism and Magmatism, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., p. 323-353.
New Mexico Volcano Directory
A map of volcanoes and volcanic features around the state, with detailed discussion of each site.
Volcanoes of New Mexico
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