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The Sciences

MVP #18: Antelope Hill, AZ

Rocky Planet iconRocky PlanetBy Erik KlemettiDecember 9, 2009 2:28 PM

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Well, this MVP was a bit trickier than most, thanks to the fact that most scoria/cinder cones look pretty similar and some initial confusion about the photo in the first place. Anyway, lets review!

The photo:

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It was identified by the sender as Missouri Bill Hill in Arizona. However, this doesn't seem to be the case.

From Google Earth, Missouri Bill Hill:

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After close examination by me and all of you, it seems that the consensus is that it is, in fact, Antelope Hill in Arizona - both near each other in the same volcanic field.

From Google Earth, Antelope Hill:

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This leaves me confident that Antelope Hill is the cinder/scoria cone in the photo. Congratulations to Doug C. for getting this right even before we dissected the image.

Current MVP Standings: The Bobs - 3 Don Crain - 2 gijs - 2 Boris Behncke - 2 volcanista - 1 Lockwood - 1 Elizabeth - 1 Ralph - 1 Anne - 1 Cam - 1 gg - 1 Damon Hynes - 1 Marco - 1 Doug C. - 1

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