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Crater Lake Mapping


Using advanced mapping technology, scientists are able to study the varied contours of the bottom of Crater Lake. Until now, the depths of the lake, which was formed by a massive volcanic explosion, were a mystery. Now computer technology can process acoustic signals bounced off the bottom.

First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Jim Newman

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Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1208