Lassen Volcanic National Park

Get to know this unique National Park. Here’s an introduction.

Lassen Peak as seen from Lake Helen, Lassen Vo...
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Geotripper: The Other California: Lassen Peak, A Volcanic

Truth be told, Lassen Peak doesn’t look much like a volcano. It is a miniscule peak compared to Mt. Shasta (1/2 cubic mile compared to 108 cubic miles). Although it tops out at nearly 10500 feet, it rises off a plateau at 8000 feet and thus … Lassen Volcanic National Park has a number of famous attractions, including the peak itself, Bumpass Hell and the Sulphur Works, two geothermally active areas, and a number of beautiful lakes including Manzanita and Summit Lakes. …

Publish Date: 01/31/2010 14:50

Photo spot 8: Lassen Volcanic National Park – Cinder Cone « The

Lassen Volcanic National Park is a real-life dictionary of volcanic geology. The volcano had a series of eruptions less than a century ago, creating cinder cones and hardened lava fields, as well as active features such as hot springs, hissing, … for instance the Sunset Crater, off limits to hiking), there are impressive views of the volcanic landscape, over the Fantastic Lava Beds, Painted Dunes (that I find particularly unique), and Mt Lassen in the distance. …

Publish Date: 01/14/2010 0:28

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