The Cerros del Rio volcanic field
— Jayne C. Aubele


The Cerros del Rio volcanic field is located 10 km west of Santa Fe, New Mexico (fig. 1), in Los Alamos, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties. The field includes part of the Caja del Rio and La Majada land grants, part of Bandelier National Monument, and land owned privately and by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratories. Approximately 180 sq km (fig. 2), including part of White Rock Canyon, have been mapped in detail (Aubele, 1978b). Elevations range from 2277 m to 1633 m.

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Recommended Citation:

  1. Aubele, Jayne C., 1979, The Cerros del Rio volcanic field, in: Santa Fe Country, Ingersoll, Raymond V.; Woodward, Lee A.; James, H. L., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 30th Field Conference, pp. 243-252.

[see guidebook]