“Lake Crater” is the deepest lake in America and the ninth deepest lake in the world. In terms of average depth, Crater Lake is the fourth deepest lake in the world. Specifically talking about the western hemisphere, it becomes the second deepest lake in this region. Its maximum depth is 594 meters (1949 ft) with an average depth being 1,148 feet, while the dimensions is being 8 to 10 Km in length. The lake is situated in Caldera of mount Mazama (Oregon—USA). The height of Lake Crater is 2000 feet from the sea level. The beauty of lake combines a notable depth, purity of water, blue color, surrounding cliffs and two nearby islands. Winter on Lake Crater accumulates snow while summer brings heavy precipitation, which are the only sources of water in this lake. There is not a single river coming in or flowing out of the river. For this reason, this lake is also regarded as one of the cleanest and having the purest water in America in terms of pollutants. It is precluded that this lake is the biggest among those, which are formed by massive eruption of magma and collapse of mountains.

Though, Crater Lake is estimated to be more than 7,500 years old and have caused by natural factors, there are various myths and stories related to gods and supernatural powers that caused the formation of this lake. This lake lies in the crater of a volcano which last erupted 8,000 years ago but still active (it is believed). For tourists, it is a beautiful lake which has outstanding natural scenes. Standing at the bank of the lake, it seems that a big mirror is placed in our feet, reflecting the sky and

Lake Crater Picture

“Lake Crater” is the deepest lake in America. Its maximum depth is 594 meters (1949 ft). The lake is situated in Caldera of mount Mazama (Oregon—USA). It is 2000 feet high from sea level. The beauty of lake combines a notable depth, purity of water, blue colour, surrounding cliffs and two nearby islands. Winter on Lake Crater accumulates snow while summer brings heavy precipitation. It is precluded that this lake is the biggest among those which are formed by massive eruption of magma and collapse of mountains.

August 25, 2010 | Mohsin Ali | No Comments | 639 views