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Leaving Portland by plane, Mt. St. Helens (foreground) and Rainier in the distance. Photo by Richard Carlson, DTM.
Sunset at the mouth of the Columbia, the end point of lava flows of the Columbia River flood basalts erupted along the Oregon-Idaho border some 600 km to the east. Photo by Richard Carlson, DTM.
Diana Roman and Lara Wagner sillouehetted by the glow of the lava lake at Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua. Photo by Matt Scott. Carnegie Science.
Carnegie President Matt Scott with DTM Staff Scientists Diana Roman and Lara Wagner pose in front of the steaming Telica volcano in Nicaragua. Photo courtesy of Matt Scott, Carnegie Science.
A ghosty Mt. Hood viewed from the eastern exit of the Columbia River gorge some 60 km to the east. Photo by Richard Carlson, DTM.
This psychedelic image from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft shows northern volcanic plains on the first digital elevation model of the planet. To create the global map, the spacecraft spent four years orbiting the innermost planet 4,104 times.