Crater Lake Fire

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© Michael Hatten htt… on June 26, 2007

Hello Kevan,

I visited Crater Lake 4 times last year. When did this fire come through?

Exclent shot BTW :)


Kevan Wiser on June 26, 2007

Hi Michael,

This was taken September 1, 2006. What you're seeing is smoke from a fire in the valley on the other side of the ridge being backlit by the sunset. It was very dramatic, but not threatening the main areas of the park. It may have been a controlled burn?

Thanks for lookin'!


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Photo taken in Crater Lake National Park, Rim Drive, CRATER LAKE, OR 97604, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 26, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Kevan Wiser
    • Taken on 2006/09/01 19:39:58
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash