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Mammoth Mountain's Shaky Past

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics held a lecture on Predicting and Preparing for the Next Volcanic Eruption in the Mammoth Mountain Region on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Coyote Hills Golf Course in Fullerton. Assistant Professor of geology Brandon Browne was the speaker of the day as he presented information on the past, present, and future volcanic dangers in and around the Mammoth area.
The breakfast time lecture was a part of a lecture series meant to better educate and interact with the Fullerton community and alumni of CSUF.

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Beneath the 12 feet of snow that cover the ski slopes of Mammoth Mountain this winter, the tumbled rocks and restless ground tell a story of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that shaped the region over thousands of years.
Now, that story has been retold in fresh detail - and with a new timetable - by a team of Stanford earth scientists. They found that geological activity occurred much more recently than previously thought to create the mountain and raise the chain of nearby smaller volcanoes stretching south for 40 miles from Mono Lake to the Mammoth area.

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Mammoth Mountain is a lava dome complex west of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California in the Inyo National Forest of Madera County and Mono County.
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