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Bodie

Bodie, Bodie District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA

Ghost town of Bodie. Gold was discovered here in 1859. Photo: June 2008.
 © Filip KopeckyPhoto ID: 357836    View Count: 99

Bodie

Bodie, Bodie District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA

Ghost town of Bodie. Building in the middle of the photo is a church.
Photo: June 2008.
 © Filip KopeckyPhoto ID: 357839    View Count: 106

Bodie

Bodie, Bodie District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA

Ghost town of Bodie. June 2008.
 © Filip KopeckyPhoto ID: 357842    View Count: 192

Bodie ghost town

Bodie, Bodie District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA

The blue buildings under the hill is a gold stamp mill.In it's heyday the mill processed more than 14 million dollars worth of gold and silver in 25 years. Photo: June 2008
 © Filip KopeckyPhoto ID: 357845    View Count: 135

Conchoidal fracture in obsidian at Panum Crater

Panum Crater, Mono Craters, Mono Co., California, USA

Magnificent example of conchoidal fracture in obsidian. Photo 2003.
 © Norman KingPhoto ID: 390500    View Count: 136

Detail of Mono Lake tufa column

Mono Lake, Mono Co., California, USA

Close-up of the base of a tufa column.
 © Norman KingPhoto ID: 351338    View Count: 122

Mono Craters

Mono Craters, Mono Co., California, USA

Mono Craters are a chain of volcanic mountains which began to form during the last ice age. Pumice covers the valley to a depth of 20 + feet. Photo by Peter Cristofono, October 1998.
 © 1998 Peter CristofonoPhoto ID: 123947    View Count: 381

Mono Lake terraces

Mono Lake, Mono Co., California, USA

These lake terraces, some as much as 200 m above the current lake level, show how low the lake level is currently. This has been caused largely by decades of water diversion to southern California, when half of the volume of the lake has been lost. Steps have begun to re-establish natural flows of feeder streams and decrease water withrawals to ...
 © Norman KingPhoto ID: 351328    View Count: 104

Mono Lake tufa towers in a line

Mono Lake, Mono Co., California, USA

The Mono Lake tufa towers formed under water when the lake level was higher. Subsurface water, much of it from the near-by Sierra Nevada Mountains, flowed into the lake basin and found the easiest routes to the lake bed. As dissolved minerals came out of solution at the seepage point where underground water entered the lake, mounds of tufa formed, ...
 © Norman KingPhoto ID: 351336    View Count: 150

Mono Lake, California

Mono Lake, Mono Co., California, USA

Tufa deposit in Mono lake.
Photo ID: 457292    View Count: 325
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