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The Rogue River, OR

Published:2021-02-11 14:25:16

The Rogue River starts as a spring on the west side of Crater Lake at about 5300 feet. It flows 215 miles into the Pacific Ocean, emptying into the ocean at Gold Beach, Oregon. On its way, it cuts gorges through much of the lava beds and lava tubes formed from past volcanic eruptions. One such feature is Natural Bridge, where the raging Rogue River disappears underground into a lava tube, only to reappear 250 feet downstream.

Mount McLoughlin, OR

Published:2021-01-15 16:19:22

Part of the Cascade Range, Mount McLoughlin is the highest peak in Southern Oregon. A dormant volcano, Mount McLoughlin is a classic cone- shaped stratovolcano whose last eruption was about 30,000 years ago.

Crater Lake, OR

Published:2020-10-09 18:05:52

Located in southern Oregon in the southern part of the Cascade Range, Crater Lake fills a volcanic caldera formed by the collapse of Mount Mazama. Mount Mazama was over 12,000 feet high before it's eruption about 7,700 years ago.