The Aden Malpais is an older lava flow, with the lower parts of it filling in with sediment blown from elsewhere. Not as dramatic as the Carrizozo Malpais, but much easier to walk around on. I've only visited it once, on the 20th of February, 2005.

Looking west on the northeast corner of the lava flows, 2/20/05.

Looking east on the northeast corner of the lava flow, 2/20/05. The edge of the lava flow is very well-defined as the vegetation changes to almost pure creosote. The mountains in the distance are the Franklin Mts. The train line runs parallel to the road that gets you out here, and is fairly busy.

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