Sunday, September 18, 2011

Crater Lake Caldera

Crater Lake Caldera (Oregon - USA)
Crater Lake Caldera is a lake located in south-central area of the state of Oregon. This lake is the main feature of Crater Lake National Park (Crater Lake National Park) and is famous for its deep blue color and clarity of the water. The lake that formed about 7,700 (± 150) years ago by the collapse of Mount Mazama has a depth of about 2148 feet (655 m). The lake is surrounded by cliffs with a height of up to two thousand feet, and is equipped with two small islands and spectacular blue water, which makes this lake as a perfect place for photographers.
On June 12, 1853, John Wesley Hillman was reported as Americans first European to see the lake which he named "Deep Blue Lake" in Oregon. The lake is named after at least three times, as Blue Lake, Lake Noble, and finally Crater Lake (Crater Lake).

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