College of the Siskiyous

Glass Mountain rhyolite, Medicine Lake Highlands

GEOL 0830 - Geology of Crater Lake

Course Information

Fall 2018 (Section #7258)

Geology of Crater Lake introduces the tectonic setting, eruptive history and potential hazards of Mount Mazama and the Crater Lake caldera during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore a variety of volcanic and glacial features around the margin of the caldera as well as visit one of the world’s most spectacular lakes. (NDA)

If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor, Bill Hirt.