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    Crater Lake National Park

    I will never forget my first glimpse of Crater Lake on a clear and sunny day in August. The water so intensely clear and blue that it looked like someone spilled a bucket of blue paint to create 21 square miles of pristine lake. Situated in the middle of the caldera is Wizard Island, a volcanic cinder cone at the west end of Crater Lake. The now-dormant volcano called Mount Mazama erupted many years ago and left behind a caldera…

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