The Pinacate Volcanic Field

World Heritage Site -- Biosphere reserve
Geologic wonder in the heart of the Sonoran Desert
New as of September 2015

Pinacate is the Quaternary monogenetic basalt volcanic field at the head of Mar de Cortés


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An abstract in photographs

This gallery is a summary of the website in images with their captions. It stands as an introduction to Pinacate geology. I will be adding more.