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Mono Lake - Wikipedia


Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack ...

The Mono Lake Story


Appalled by this prospect, David Gaines formed the Mono Lake Committee in 1978 and began talking to conservation clubs, schools, service organizations, ...

Quick Facts About Mono Lake


GEOLOGYThe Mono Basin is a tectonic basin formed by faulting and downwarping of the earth's crust. It is from one to three million years old. The hills on the ...

Mono Lake Committee History


David Gaines then appealed to the National Audubon Society's Santa Monica chapter, and in March 1978 he formed the Mono Lake Committee (Committee) as  ...

Geological History of Mono Lake | VisitMammoth.com


Mono Lake Basin was formed by the same geologic processes that shaped the Nevada and Eastern Sierra landscape over the past several million years.

Mono Lake History - California's Greatest Lakes


Signs of volcanic activity at Mono Lake are seen at Black Point and the Negit Islands. Panum Dome, just south of Mono Lake was formed about 600 years ago.

Geology of MONO LAKE - Digital Desert


Mono Lake pictures near Lee Vining. ... As the top of Black Point cooled and contracted, narrow cracks or fissures formed on the summit -- some of them only a ...

Long Valley Caldera Field Guide - Mono Lake - Volcano Hazards ...


Feb 7, 2012 ... In the middle of Mono Lake are two islands, Negit and Paoha, where the most recent ... Negit and Paoha were formed by volcanic activity.

How was Mono Lake formed? - Quora


Nov 7, 2011 ... Thinning and stretching of the continental crust in the Great Basin region created numerous fault-bounded basins formed as blocks of crust ...

mono lake background - WETMAAP.org


Although it would appear that the water chemistry of Mono Lake would make the .... When Mono Lake first formed, it was just one of the many lakes that were ...