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Long Valley Observatory

General Information Product 78

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Abstract

The ~300-year-old lava on Paoha Island in Mono Lake was produced by the most recent eruption in the Long Valley Caldera area in east-central California. The Long Valley Caldera was formed by a massive volcanic eruption 760,000 years ago. The region is monitored by the Long Valley Observatory (LVO), one of five USGS Volcano Hazards Program observatories that monitor U.S. volcanoes for science and public safety. Learn more about the Long Valley Caldera region and LVO at http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/lvo.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Long Valley Observatory
Series title:
General Information Product
Series number:
78
Edition:
Version 1.1, Revised 2009
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Volcano Hazards Program
Description:
Postcard: 2 Sided