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Amboy Crater and Lava Field is an extinct North American cinder cone type of volcano that rises above a 70-square-kilometer (27 sq mi) lava field in southern California.

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Amboy Crater

Amboy Crater | Atlas Obscura The black rock caldera of the crater was formed around 79,000 years ago when a lake of lava roiled about inside the crater. and created the lonely landmark.

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Amboy Crater

View from the top of Amboy Crater, looking south. Amboy, Calif., June 2012.