Geological Misfits: 4 Small Weird Places

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Geological Misfits: 4 Small Weird Places
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Published on 03-05-2021

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There are some places on our planet that seem pretty ordinary, they’re just… weirdly small. Like, a miniature desert, or a teensy volcano. But when you look a little closer, there’s a lot more to these tiny geological misfits than meets the eye.

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Sources:
A special thanks to Bruce Bennett, wildlife biologist & coordinator at the Yukon Conservation Data Center, for answering our questions about the Carcross Desert!

Smallest Desert
https://ygsftp.gov.yk.ca/publications/yeg/yeg03/07_bond.pdf
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.114.5236&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Smallest Mountain Range
https://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3024/fs2011-3024.pdf
https://www.csus.edu/indiv/h/hausback/pdfs%20of%20publications/hausback-nilsen-1999-sutter%20buttes-cdmg%20spec%20pub%20119.pdf
https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/79049/sutter-buttes-california
Smallest Volcano
https://jnp.chitkara.edu.in/index.php/jnp/article/view/128/98
https://www.slideshare.net/HugoBeraldi/cuexcomate-beraldi
Smallest Active Volcano
https://volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=273070
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/taal
https://earth-planets-space.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40623-018-0925-2
https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/volc/types.html

Images:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/emerald-lake-yukon-canada-gm1127103454-296948695
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/wood-sign-in-the-carcross-desert-gm1208061835-349042786
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/desert-with-a-lake-view-gm1166425536-321317612
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/snow-mountain-gm502605039-43821262
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/carcross-desert-yukon-territory-canada-gm511742841-46694324
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rain_shadow_effect.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/carcross-desert-gm476730842-66187067
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/yukon-lupine-gm185108616-19477717
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/sutter-buttes-the-worlds-smallest-mountain-range-gm139540078-762393
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/red-oak-growing-between-rocks-in-foothills-in-front-of-the-sierra-nevada-mountains-gm1215415971-353997451
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/1322
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sutter_Buttes_Bird%27s_eye_view.jpg
https://www.usgs.gov/volcanoes/lassen-volcanic-center/chaos-crags-and-chaos-jumbles
https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/79049/sutter-buttes-california
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/landscape-view-of-jagged-fault-line-gm456865315-30801036
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cuexcomate_Completo.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cuexcomate-mexico-gm909622706-250536733
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/great-fountain-geysir-gm155095783-18054303
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cuexcomate-the-smallest-volcano-in-the-world-in-puebla-gm536724969-57652548
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cuexcomate_Detalle_3.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cuexcomate-mexico-gm909622670-250536731
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Popocat%C3%A9petl_fumarola.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taal_Volcano_aerial_2013.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taal_Volcano_-_12_January_2020.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Volcanic_Cone_in_Taal_Lake_in_the_Philippines_-_2010-05-15.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/philippines-lake-taal-volcano-tagaytay-gm533910373-56471454
https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/nighttime-landsat-8-image-taal-volcano
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/volcano-vector-eruption-and-volcanism-or-explosion-convulsion-of-nature-volcanic-in-gm929250746-254831096
https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/85670/volcano-island-of-taal
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/sand-dunes-at-death-valley-gm1282097003-379926829
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/grunge-texture-vector-illustration-background-rubber-stamp-pattern-isolated-on-gm1246934820-363253359
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:California_Mountain_Ranges.png
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-state-usa-3d-render-topographic-map-border-gm850794600-139769321


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