Long Valley Caldera area has had a history of eruptions and earthquake swarms. Learn more with this interactive map that reveals geology, eruptions, earthquakes, and more.
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- Eruptive products of the region are younger than 1 million years.
- The youngest eruptions occurred in the past 4,000 years
- A 1980 earthquake swarm was accompanied by ground deformation and uplift
- Ash from the eruption of the Bishop Tuff covered much of the Western U.S.