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Crater Lake Consumes Car

On the evening of September 11th, 2010, a young couple from Ashland was visiting Crater Lake National Park and stopped near the North Junction Scenic Overlook to view the lake. Early investigation indicates that the vehicle operator failed to engage the emergency brake on the 1993 Volkswagen Passat when he exited the vehicle. The vehicle rolled backwards out of the parking area and over the edge of the caldera plunging more than 1,100 feet to the lakeshore. There were no injuries but the…

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Added by Matt Messick on September 18, 2010 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

When Recreation and Religion Conflict



Unless you’ve seen the 1970’s film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, chances are you haven’t witnessed the spectacular igneous intrusion…

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Added by Matt Messick on August 1, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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