Sunday, September 25, 2016

Cinder Cone, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

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Crater Lake is so called because that's what it is, the snow-melt-filled crater (caldera) of a gigantic volcano. The island is a volcanic cinder cone. The hilly shore 6 miles beyond is the east crater ridge. It also is the USA's deepest lake at 2,148 ft. (655 m).