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Crater Lake

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As deep as 1,985 feet in the center, Crater Lake in Southern Oregon is America's deepest lake. Mount Mazama erupted in the year 4860 BC, destroying itself. The eruption was so great that it spread ash as far north as British Columbia and as far south as Nevada. The center of that old volcano filled with water, creating Crater Lake.

  1. 1. What honor does Crater Lake have?
    1. a. America's biggest lake
    2. b. America's coldest lake
    3. c. America's deepest lake
  2. 2. Where is Crater Lake?
    1. a. Oregon
    2. b. Washington
    3. c. California
  3. 3. How deep is Crater Lake?
    1. a. 2000 feet
    2. b. 3000 feet
    3. c. 1000 feet