|Some of the major volcanoes along the Pacific Northwest. Image courtesy of the USGS.|
|Diagram illustrating the process of subduction. Image courtesy of the USGS.|
Located in South-Central Oregon, Crater Lake has inspired visitors for thousands of years.
Crate Lake is a place of immeasurable beauty and a reminder of the land's volcanic past. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color, with sheer surrounding cliffs reaching towards the sky.