(an illustration of late Quaternary volcanic activity)

last variations in shades of igneous talus due to cooling rates
and the high viscosity of erupting lava

Crooked Corners Webside Stop
Exhibit arranged in partnership between
the Museum of Esoterika and the Cool Cricket Company Nature Preserve

(The Mono Craters in the Eastern Sierras of California last erupted roughly 500 years ago, but intermittent rhyolitic flows over ten millennia have created a diverse landscape of rock piles, scree slopes and volcanic plugs. The Obsidian Dome is one in a chain of these singular geologic phenomena.)