Well, this MVP was a bit trickier than most, thanks to the fact that most scoria/cinder cones look pretty similar and some initial confusion about the photo in the first place. Anyway, lets review!
It was identified by the sender as Missouri Bill Hill in Arizona. However, this doesn't seem to be the case.
From Google Earth, Missouri Bill Hill:
After close examination by me and all of you, it seems that the consensus is that it is, in fact, Antelope Hill in Arizona - both near each other in the same volcanic field.
From Google Earth, Antelope Hill:
This leaves me confident that Antelope Hill is the cinder/scoria cone in the photo. Congratulations to Doug C. for getting this right even before we dissected the image.
Current MVP Standings:
The Bobs - 3
Don Crain - 2
gijs - 2
Boris Behncke - 2
volcanista - 1
Lockwood - 1
Elizabeth - 1
Ralph - 1
Anne - 1
Cam - 1
gg - 1
Damon Hynes - 1
Marco - 1
Doug C. - 1
Now the obvious question becomes:
Does the Public want Mystery Volcanos that are too tough to guess, or mostly a buncha softball stratocones?
I'm going to recommend a mix, about 3 easy ones for every total brain-lock stumper.
And can someone teach me how to use GoogleEarth? Is it free?
Yes, GoogleEarth is free. I don't have it yet, but you can download a free version. Then you just go into it. Good luck.