Cima Dome

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Cima Dome & Volcanic Field National Natural Landmark - Cima Dome
... Cima Dome is a broad sloping upland dome, the erosional remnant of granite plutons that formed deep under the Earth's surface 180 - 80 million years ago when the Farallon Plate was being subducted ... The Dome rises 1,500 feet (460 m) above the volcanic plain, 2,132 to 4,950 feet (650 to 1,509 m) high, and covers 70-square-mile (180 km2) ... Cima Dome is an extremely symmetric dome of this granitic formation type, and one of the more visible ones by being in open desert plains ...

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