The Jewel of the Cascades

Crater Lake is a geological wonder.  While Crater Lake National Park was established in 1902, the lake itself was formed 7,700 years ago when Mt. Mazama erupted.  The eruption was 100 times stronger than that of Mount St. Helens in 1980.  It spread ash as far north as Canada and as far east as Nebraska. … Continue reading The Jewel of the Cascades