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Capulin Volcano National Monument

Selected References

Aubele J. C. and Crumpler, L. S., 2001, Raton-Clayton and Ocate volcanic fields: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 52nd Field Conference, Geology of the Llano Estacado: New Mexico Geological Society, p. 69-76.

Gust, D., 1990, Raton-Clayton, New Mexico: in Volcanoes of North America and Canada, Wood, C. A. and Kienle, J., (editors), Cambridge University Press, p 292-293.

Muehlberger, W. R, Muehlberger, S. J., and Price, L. G., 2005, High Plains of Northeastern New Mexico—A Guide to Geology and Culture: New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, 103 p.

National Park Service, 2010, Capulin Volcano National Monument, Mammals website. Available on-line at:

National Park Service, 2010b, Capulin Volcano National Monument, Volcanic Field Features website: Available on-line at:

Scott, G.R., Wilcox, R.E., and Mehnert, H. H., 1990, Geology of volcanic and subvolcanic rocks of the Raton-Springer area, Colfax and Union Counties, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 1507, 58 p.

Stormer, J. C., Jr., 1987, Capulin Mountain Volcano and the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field, northeastern New Mexico: Geological Society of America Centennial Field Guide - Rocky Mountain Section, p. 421-424.

Stroud, J. R., 1997, The geochronology of the Raton-Clayton volcanic field, with implications for volcanic history and landscape evolution: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, masters thesis,116 p. [abstract information from GeoRef].

USGS, 2008, Capulin Cinder Cone, New Mexico; Capulin Volcano National Monument: U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory website. Available on-line at:

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