Post-caldera eruptions of Mammoth Mountain (distant snow-covered pe...

Post-caldera eruptions of Mammoth Mountain, Dry Creek Dome, Earthqu...

Detailed Description

View of Mammoth Mountain is toward the south-southwest. Dry Creek Dome and Deer Mountain are thick individual rhyolite flows (moat rhyolites) that were erupted about 115,000–97,000 years ago. Earthquake Dome consists of rhyo-dacite lava that is similar to the lava flows that built Mammoth Mountain; the dome was erupted about 86,000 ± 2 years ago.


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Location Taken: US