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Valles Caldera, USA

From series “Sleeping Super-Volcanoes Capable of Destroying Whole Regions”
Valles Caldera is situated on the territory of New Mexico, the USA. Its length is 22 kilometres. This supervolcano has formed about one and half of million years ago. Today the territory around the volcano is a national park. Fumarole springs are the main peculiarity of this area. There you can find about 15 of them. These picturesque places attract a lot of tourists and researchers from the whole world. Directors also find inspiration here. In the caldera were shoot more than ten American movies.

Valles Caldera, USA The picturesque and rather dangerous reservoir became a home for hundreds of people. Mostly farmers live there, they cultivate the vesture and stock-rearing. Valles Volcano is the most unknown in the world. It erupts approximately once in 50 000 years.

Quite recently this area became attractive to the industrial man. They want to build there several constructions that could geothermally generate power. However, the industrial activity may awake the volcano and essentially cut the agricultural areas. During the whole year, you can join the excursion around the caldera. The best time for visiting the caldera is summer. There you can find many rare plants, that can grow only on the fruitful volcanic soils. Even more, you can meet an interesting rich animal kingdom. Next - Taal Volcano

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'ATM' located in 14 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Enterprise Rent-A-Car' is located in 19 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Jemez Mountain Eco Fuels Llc' in 9 km
Supermarket: 'Los Alamos Natural Health and Healing' in 16 km
Parking: 'Spence Hot Springs Parking Lot' in 13 km
Apotheek: 'Keisha C. Laskie, PharmD' in 16 km
Police station: 'Crime Prevention' in 17 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Pajarito Mountain Cafe' in 11 km
Railway station: 'Kewa N.M.' in 38 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Valles Caldera

Comfort Inn & Suites Los Alamos

Located in 17 km from Valles Caldera
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Rooms: 33
This area of New Mexico provides outdoor enthusiasts with a multitude of recreation options including fishing, golfing and horseback riding. Nearby … More: photo, rates and booking
The Canyon Inn

Located in 18 km from Valles Caldera
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Rooms: 4
The air conditioned rooms at The Canyon Inn offer traditional décor. A desk and an alarm clock are included in each room. The Canyon Inn has a gas … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Los Alamos Entrada Park

Located in 21 km from Valles Caldera
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Rooms: 86
Free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV are included in every room at Holiday Inn Express and Suites Los Alamos Entrada Park. They are equipped with … More: photo, rates and booking
Hampton Inn & Suites Los Alamos

Located in 25 km from Valles Caldera
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Rooms: 72
The Los Alamos Hampton Inn provides rooms furnished with a microwave and refrigerator. The seating area includes a sofa and pay-per-view channels. A … More: photo, rates and booking

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