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Hackberry Spring canyon, in the Superstition Wilderness of Arizona, looking northwest.

   Here we are looking roughly northwest into a scenic little canyon which contains Hackberry Spring.  This part of the Superstition Mountains offers a nice network of hiking trails, and they provide a wide variety of spectacular views.
   In this picture, you can see gently dipping (to the right) layers of rock composed mainly of volcanic ash.  At this point, the rocks are just inside the former rim of the , which erupted approximately 25 million years ago, devastating the region.
 
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