Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Oct. 28

Shiprock’s volcanic history

(Photo/Geologist Around the World)

(Photo/Geologist Around the World)

According to Geologists Around the World, Shiprock, is a volcanic neck that stands about 1,700 feet high. It consists of igneous rock that crystallized in the vent of a volcano that has long since been eroded. Shiprock is located on the Navajo reservation near Shiprock, New Mexico.

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