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Sutter Buttes in Central California

Sutter Buttes are actually the remains of an extinct volcano and consist of a central core of lava domes that are surrounded by a debris apron that extends 11 by 10 miles. Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the Sutter Buttes, which some call the “smallest mountain range in the world,” located in central California

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