A lava field near Wa'bah Crater
Saudi Arabia is world's one of the major volcanic
regions that began 30 million years back when Africa
split from Arabian subcontinent that resulted in the
formation of Red Sea. These volcanic activity
continued until modern times. The latest recorded
volcanic activity in Saudi Arabia was said to be happened in 1256 AD.
Driving through the provinces of Makkah, Madinah and
Tabuk, you will come across vast lava fields of
massive lava flows and black harsh terrains.
Trekking the off roads, volcanic cones of different
shapes and sizes could be found.