I arrived at Crater Lake earlier that day planning to spend a couple days in the National Park. Having found a campsite and set up camp I headed out to explore. Crater Lake was fromed after a volcanic eruption blew off the mountain peak leaving a deep basin which has been filled over the years by rain and snow. Today it is the deepest lake in the United States whose blue waters are of unmatched colour and clarity. I had been driving around the rim of the crater when I saw this gap in the trees. The golden sunlight illuminating the rockface and refecting off the lake’s water set against a burning sky and distant peaks was just breath taking.
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