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Long Valley,

caldera, c.10 by 20 mi (15 by 30 km), Mono co., E Calif., at the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada. Formed by a catastrophic eruption c.730,000 years ago, Long Valley and nearby areas have been the scene of volcanic activity for more than 3 million years. The resort city of Mammoth Lakes is in the caldera in the southwest section, in an area of many small lakes. Nearby Mammoth Mt., 11,050 ft (3,368 m), on the southwest rim of the caldera, is composed of about dozen lava domes and formed from 200,000 to 50,000 years ago. Devils Postpile National Monument, outside the caldera to the west of Mammoth Mt., protects basaltic columns, some 60 ft (18 m) in height, that formed from lava that erupted 200,000 to 100,000 years ago. North of Mammoth Lakes, the Inyo and Mono crater fields stretch along a 30-mi (50-km) system of volcanic fissures from the northwestern caldera floor toward Mono Lake (87 sq mi/225 sq km). Eruptions in this area began in the caldera 300,000 years ago, moving to the north over time; the most recent eruption formed Paoha Island in Mono Lake and ended c.A.D. 1850. Since the late 1970s seismic and other geologic activity in the Long Valley area has led to concern over the possibility of a new eruption.
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Down that long valley there was at least a certain gloomy grandeur in the huge fires and the clouds of drifting smoke, while the strength and industry of man found fitting monuments in the hills which he had spilled by the side of his monstrous excavations.
No--she adhered to her declaration that she would never be married again, and in the long valley of her life which looked so flat and empty of waymarks, guidance would come as she walked along the road, and saw her fellow-passengers by the way.
Over the Tarn and the Garonne, through the vast quagmires of Armagnac, past the swift-flowing Losse, and so down the long valley of the Adour, there was many a long league to be crossed ere they could join themselves to that dark war-cloud which was drifting slowly southwards to the line of the snowy peaks, beyond which the banner of England had never yet been seen.
The proceeds from the private placement are likely to fund work on the company's 100 percent owned gold portfolio, Long Valley (California), Gold Creek (BC) and FG Gold (BC), as well as for general working capital purposes.
Net proceeds from the private placement are planned to be used by KORE to fund its 100% owned gold portfolio, Long Valley (California), Gold Creek (BC) and FG Gold (BC), as well as for general working capital purposes.
It is a narrow long valley, located around 250km away from Chitral city.
More than 10 kilometers long valley roads were washed away, while four bridges were damaged.
Centenary students work side-by-side with Bryk-Lucy to examine and treat horses at the University's Equestrian Center in Long Valley. Bryk-Lucy uses images in class to illustrate a range of equine conditions, from back and dental pain, to issues with cartilage, bones, and tendons.
Valley of the sun Trentino is a long valley that runs northwards from Verona into the mountains.
He and his wife Debbie, a special needs educator, share their Long Valley, New Jersey home with their sons Noah and Ben, dogs Maya and Sampson, and cats Erebos and Zebulon.
More than 190,000 Californians live within a volcano hazard zone; among them are people who live or work in the Long Valley region, home to Mammoth Lakes in Mono County, a favourite destination of skiers from Southern California, and areas in the shadow of Mount Shasta, such as the towns of Mount Shasta and Weed.