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A Fateful Year at Cinder Cone

A 1666 eruption in what is now the northeast corner of Lassen Volcanic National Park flattened forests and created a new lake.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Photograph by Flickr user clr_flickr. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published March 11, 2018
Data acquired September 2, 2017

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Photograph
Collection:
National Parks