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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04623

The Mono Craters volcanic field, seen here from the NW, is a 17-km-long arcuate chain of lava domes, lava flows, and tephra rings.  The latest eruptions took place about 600 years ago from several vents at the northern end of the chain, producing  rhyolitic lava domes and flows. Photo by Victoria Avery, 1992 (Smithsonian Institution).

The Mono Craters volcanic field, seen here from the NW, is a 17-km-long arcuate chain of lava domes, lava flows, and tephra rings. The latest eruptions took place about 600 years ago from several vents at the northern end of the chain, producing rhyolitic lava domes and flows.

Photo by Victoria Avery, 1992 (Smithsonian Institution).


Mono-Inyo Craters