Mono Lake volcan

cinder cones 2121 m / 6,959 ft
Kalifornien, Canada and USA (mainland), 38°N / -119.03°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Le lac Mono champ volcanique est du parc national de Yosemite et le nord du Cratères Mono au centre est de la Californie est une série de cônes de cendres dans le lac Mono et sur ses rives. Il est l'un des volcans les plus actifs récemment, en Californie, les dernières éruptions ayant eu lieu à l'Île Paoha seulement 100 ou 230 ans. Éruption Paoha île a été l'apparition d'une cryptodome soi-disant - une intrusion profonde d'un corps de magma visqueux qui rhyolitiques levant les sédiments du fond du lac.

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Style éruptif tipique: Explosive
Eruptions du volcan Mono Lake: 1890 (?), 1790 ± 75, 1550 ± 300, 1150 ± 200, 350 AD ± 100

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 (GMT) (5 séismes)
31 Jul 2021 22:13:05 GMT
1.0

9.7 km
44 km (27 mi)
12 Km WNW of Bridgeport, California
31 Jul 2021 10:07:48 GMT
0.9

0.8 km
36 km (22 mi)
27 Km NNW of Benton, California
31 Jul 2021 06:21:40 GMT
1.1

7.5 km
47 km (29 mi)
14 Km NW of Bridgeport, California
31 Jul 2021 06:13:01 GMT
0.9

5.4 km
49 km (30 mi)
15 Km NW of Bridgeport, California
31 Jul 2021 03:25:45 GMT
1.1
36 km (22 mi)
26 Km NNW of Benton, California

Introduction

The most topographically prominent feature of the Mono Lake volcanic field is Black Point, basaltic cone that grew from within the lake and now rises above the NW shore. It was formed about 13,300 years ago when the level of Mono Lake was higher.
Holocene (i.e. younger than 11,000 years) rhyodacitic lava domes and flows form Negit and parts of Paoha islands off the northern shore and center of the lake, respectively. Spectacular tuff towers line the shores of Mono Lake.
(Source: GVP)


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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