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2011-08-18 09:53:00

CRATER LAKE, Ore., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul today announced the release of 1,800 new moving vans showcasing majestic Crater Lake, Nuytco's Deep Rover submersible and the discoveries being made beyond the blue, in the dark depths of the lake. Unlike anywhere else on Earth, with its deep, pure-blue water, serene surrounding cliffs and violent volcanic past, Crater Lake has inspired visitors and scientists alike for more than 100 years. This newest SuperGraphic, honoring the state...

2011-08-12 17:48:00

CRATER LAKE, Ore., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul today announced the release of 1,800 new moving vans showcasing majestic Crater Lake, Nuytco's Deep Rover submersible and the discoveries being made beyond the blue, in the dark depths of the lake. Unlike anywhere else on Earth, with its deep, pure-blue water, serene surrounding cliffs and violent volcanic past, Crater Lake has inspired visitors and scientists alike for more than 100 years. This newest SuperGraphic, honoring the state...

2009-02-02 13:05:33

Rescue workers say a man who tried to recover a dropped cell phone came within feet of plunging off a cliff into Oregon's icy Crater Lake. Kevin Harris, 26, of Arizona, was trying to recover a friend's cell phone that had fallen over the edge of the crater near the park's Rim Village, Greg Winfrey, a firefighter who helped rescue Harris Saturday, told The (Portland) Oregonian. Harris stepped onto ice covered with fresh snow and slid 200 feet before he could stop himself. If he hadn't stopped...

2006-08-20 13:28:09

By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE (Reuters) - It struck after dark, a silent killer that snuffed out 1,800 lives. The lethal gas cloud that erupted from a volcanic lake in Cameroon on the evening of August 21, 1986 was invisible but not unforeseeable, and many fear the "killer lake" may strike again. Moreover, many survivors say they have had too little help to start life afresh elsewhere and some are returning to their ancestral lands by Lake Nyos, ignoring government safety warnings and...


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Crater Lake National Park
2013-03-19 12:00:30

Crater Lake National Park is located in the United Sates in southern Oregon and is the fifth established United States national park. The establishment of the park began in 1870, when William Gladstone Steel devoted a large amount of time and money to the area and conducted studies pertaining to the lake and area surrounding it. Steel named many landmarks around Crater Lake including Skell Head and Wizard Island. Steel and his associates pushed Congress to pass the bill establishing Crater...

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