Thursday, September 17, 2020

Little Crater Lake

Impressive, deep blue spring lake. The lake is 14 m deep and could be formed as a maar: due to groundwater explosion caused by...

Borax Lake

Thermal lake which is fed by hot springs. The temperature of the lake surface is between 16 and 38 degrees C and also higher....

Big Wally – Wallowa Lake Monster

Many reports, including legends of native people about enormous, manatee-like animal, which is up to 15 m long. The elongated lake is 5.6 km...

Crater Lake (Oregon)

A round, beautiful lake in caldera of Mount Mazuma volcano. The caldera is 655 m deep and formed geologically recently: 7,700 years ago when...

Lake Jackson

Shallow, 12 km long lake with two sinkholes in it. This lake has disappeared underground four times since 1907. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.52702 N 84.32219 W Categories: Lakes...

Mono Lake

Lake with alkaline water and characteristic, eerie tufa towers. Lake has an unusual, very productive ecosystem, which includes also the unique bacteria GFAJ-1, which...

La Brea tar pits

In this site in the tar have been preserved numerous extinct animals such as two species of mammoth, sabre-toothed cats, American lions and many...

Indecision Creek

A stream with waterfalls which flows down from Mount Chiginagak volcano. Indecision Creek is very acidic, with pH of 1.2, its water has sulfuric...

Mount Martin

Volcano with very active fumarolic activity. Its crater contains intermittent acidic lake and thick sulfur deposits. Location, GPS coordinates: 58.16913 N 155.35699 W Categories: Volcanoes, Lakes and streams,...

Mount Douglas crater lake

This crater lake is approximately 160 m wide and contains highly acidic water with pH reaching 1.1. Location, GPS coordinates: 58.85442 N 153.54154 W Categories: Volcanoes, Lakes and...