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Pictures from a trip to Crater Lake, in Oregon, in the summer of 2004.

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3 photos stitched together for a panoramic view


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A sign detailing some theories on the former mountain's history

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Two birds that agreeably posed for this shot

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This shot shows something of just how clear the lake water is

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As this picture shows, there were a lot of clouds; the lake would alternately be in shadow and sunshine--sometimes both!

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Wizard Island



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The rim road circles the crater.  In this picture, the lake is unseen to the left. To the right you're looking down on the foothills of the Cascades, showing just how high you are when you finally climb up to Crater Lake.

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We stopped to look at some waterfalls on the way back from Crater Lake
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