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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03282

Flow-banded rhyolitic obsidian of the Panum Crater lava dome was erupted about 600 years ago at the northern end of the Mono Craters.  The greenish-yellow areas are lichens on the surface of the dome. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1973 (Smithsonian Institution).

Flow-banded rhyolitic obsidian of the Panum Crater lava dome was erupted about 600 years ago at the northern end of the Mono Craters. The greenish-yellow areas are lichens on the surface of the dome.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1973 (Smithsonian Institution).


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