The Cascade Mountains stretch from southern British Columbia, Canada, all the way into northern California. Part of the famed Ring of Fire – a string of volcanoes and mountains running throughout the Pacific Ocean – the southern Cascades contain hundreds of small to medium-sized volcanoes. This includes more than 30 volcanoes that make up California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park.
This week marks the 100th anniversary of one of Lassen’s most powerful volcanic eruptions.
To learn more about the explosive history of this remarkable national park and view rarely seen pictures that were taken during a major volcanic eruption, click here.
Filed under: Nature | Tagged: B.F. Loomis, Canada, Cascade Mountains, Lassen Peak, Lassen Volcanic National Park, national park, National Park Service, northern California, Ring of Fire, southern British Columbia, southern Cascades, volcanic eruption, volcanoes |