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Sentinel-2A satellite image showing the Crater Lake in Oregon.
May 28, 2016

Crater Lake Image Shows Potential of Sentinel-2A

This image from the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2A satellite offers a breathtaking view of Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon. It offers something equally important to park managers, scientists, and anyone else interested in land cover change—a view that is highly similar and complementary to Landsat acquisitions.

Photo of Crater Lake with oblique bathymetric image of the caldera ...
December 31, 2013

Photo of Crater Lake with oblique bathymetric image of the caldera ...

Photo of Crater Lake with oblique bathymetric image of the caldera floor beneath the lake's surface. Oregon

Mount Scott fire lookout tower near Crater Lake, Oregon. Tower hou...
September 17, 2013

Mount Scott fire lookout tower near Crater Lake, OR

Mount Scott fire lookout tower near Crater Lake, Oregon. Tower houses seismic and deformation monitoring instruments.

Crater Lake combined digital elevation and bathymetric map showing ...
November 28, 2012

Crater Lake combined digital elevation and bathymetric map showing ...

Crater Lake partially fills the caldera that formed approximately 7,700 years ago during the eruption of a 12,000-ft-high volcano known as Mount Mazama. The caldera-forming, or climactic, eruption of Mount Mazama devastated the surrounding landscape, left a thick deposit of pumice and ash in adjacent valleys, and spread a blanket of volcanic ash as far away as southern

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Crater Lake caldera rim view to north. Pumice Castle, orange spire ...
September 27, 2012

Crater Lake caldera rim view to north. Pumice Castle, orange spire ...

Crater Lake caldera rim view to north. Pumice Castle, orange spire in center right, a near-vent deposit formed by 71ka Plinian tephra-fall deposit; cliff to left is Redcloud Cliff lava flow.

Andesite lava flow of Kerr Notch (near Sun Creek) developed columna...
July 30, 2012

Andesite lava flow of Kerr Notch (near Sun Creek) developed columna...

Andesite lava flow of Kerr Notch (near Sun Creek) developed columnar joints as it cooled after it was deposited, Crater Lake, Oregon.

Steel Information Center in Winter at Crater Lake National Park....
November 11, 2011

Steel Information Center in Winter at Crater Lake National Park.

Steel Information Center in Winter at Crater Lake National Park.

Pinnacles formed in Mazama pyroclastic flow
July 20, 2010

Pinnacles formed in Mazama pyroclastic flow deposit as erosion reve...

Pinnacles formed in Mazama pyroclastic flow deposit as erosion revealed fumarole chimneys that formed shortly after 7,700 ka eruption released gas, Crater Lake.

Sun Creek Valley with Crater Lake in background, aerial view lookin...
December 31, 2008

Sun Creek Valley with Crater Lake in background, aerial view lookin...

Morning aerial view looking northwest up the valley of Sun Creek. Applegate Peak caps the prominent rock wall of the west side of Sun Notch at the caldera rim. Northwest caldera wall is visible on opposite side of Crater Lake through Sun Notch. Grayback Ridge in foreground is thick lava of pre-Mazama rhyodacite (410-460 ka). Forested valley wall on left consists of a thick

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Crater Lake Caldera with Wizard Island cinder cone and lava flows, ...
July 12, 2008

Crater Lake Caldera with Wizard Island cinder cone and lava flows, ...

Crater Lake Caldera with Wizard Island cinder cone and lava flows, some of the youngest features in the caldera as seen from Merriam Point. Viewed toward the south. Oregon