Sunrise - Wizard Island @ Crater Lake

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UploadedSeptember 3, 2012
TakenAugust 30, 2012
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot G12
Exposure1/125 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length21.461 mm
ISO250
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We took this from about half way up Mt. Garfield just minutes before the sun came over the horizon. The hazy look is due to a large amount of smoke in the air from forest fires.

Crater Lake was formed when a volcano erupted, leaving the large crater, 7 miles in diameter. Wizard Island is the dormant cone of a subsequent volcano forming inside the crater. The only source of water for the lake is snow melt and rain. 44 feet of snow a year. The only outlet from the lake is minor seepage and evaporation, and it is one of the 7 deepest lakes in the world. Water clarity is down below 100 ft, and purity is unmatched. The rim of the lake is at 7,000 ft, with the water level being 1,000 feet below the rim. There is only one trail down to the water due to the steep sides and loose rock.

14 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    Those forest fires are really messing up our photography this summer!! Even with that, this is a great shot. This is in my top 10.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    WonderfuLight!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    Absolutely spectacular!! You and the Mrs. You had quite a hike!!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey   said (5 Sep 2012):

    The smoke does make for a hazy looking sky. A great shot through the haze.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (5 Sep 2012):

    Hazy Fabulous!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    excellent!

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin said (7 Sep 2012):

    Another locale for my bucket list! Beautiful!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (8 Sep 2012):

    COOL SHOT

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (8 Sep 2012):

    I agree with you. Crater Lake is a gem in our park system!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (9 Sep 2012):

    WOW!! That color and light are breath taking!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    A magical and unique photo!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (23 Feb 2013):

    View extraordinary and exciting, light and color of strange bill.

  • Mary Akey

    Mary Akey gave props (29 Mar 2013):

    Nicely done.

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