Mono Craters

Volcano number:323120
Region:Canada and Western USA
Country:United States
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):GPS - continuous
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

GPS receivers near MonoCraters (also referred to as the Mono-Inyo Chain) are part of the 46 instruments that make up the network monitoring Long Valley Caldera. Significant uplift at Long Valley was measured in the years 1978-1983, 1990-1995, 1996, and 1997-1998. See Long Valley Caldera for details of deformation observed.

Reference:U.S. Geological Survey California Volcano Observatory (CalVO)
Location:-119, 37.88

Photo of the Mono Craters volcanic field south of Mono Lake. Source R. Bailey, U.S. Geological Survey