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According to Native american legend, Crater lake in Oregon was formed in a greight battle be tween the god of the above world and the god of below. A more scientific explanashun suggests the lake was form by a volcanic eruption and the collapse of near by Mount Mazama. Explorers discovered the lake in there search for gold. They said Crater Lake was the blewest lake they ever seen. The area around the lake became a national park on May 22, 1902.

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According to Native American legend, Crater Lake in Oregon was formed in a great battle between the god of the above world and the god of below. A more scientific explanation suggests the lake was formed by a volcanic eruption and the collapse of nearby Mount Mazama. Explorers discovered the lake in their search for gold. They said Crater Lake was the bluest lake they had ever seen (or they ever saw.). The area around the lake became a national park on May 22, 1902.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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05/2005