Ḥarrat Rahāṭ (Arabic: حَرَّة رَهَاط) is a volcanic lava field in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. In 1256 AD, a 0.5 km3 (0.12 cu mi) lava flow erupted from six aligned scoria cones, and traveled 23 km (14 mi) to within 4 km (2.5 mi) of the Islamic holy city of Medina; this was its last eruption. There were earlier eruptions. It is the biggest lava field in Saudi Arabia. Nearby is Al Wahbah crater.
Satellite picture of the northern part of the lava field
|Elevation||1,744 m (5,722 ft)|
|Native name||حَرَّة رَهَاط (Arabic)|
|Location||Hejaz, Saudi Arabia|
|Mountain type||Volcanic field|
|Last eruption||June to July 1256|