Picture of the Day

Goemmer Butte

October 28, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-10-28
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

In the foreground is Goemmer Butte, a volcanic plug near La Veta, Colorado. Volcanic plugs are formed by hardened magma inside a vent of an active volcano. The two mountains in the background are East Spanish Peak (left) and West Spanish Peak (right). This picture was taken on October 17, 2021.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos