Features – Red Cone

Red Cone – Prominent Geological Features of Crater Lake National Park

#26 on the map – northwest of Crater Lake

red-cone
Red Cone, Crater Lake National Park, photo by Robert Mutch

This is the best preserved, the largest, and probably the youngest of the three northern cones. Much more lava escaped from this vent than from Desert Cone or Bald Crater. Not only do flows appear on the cone, along the south rim of the crater, and on its western wall, as well as on the north and east flanks, but thick tongues of vesicular basalt make up the prominent shoulder at the southeast base of the cone … [The Parasitic Scoria Cones of Mount Mazama: Red Cone, The Geology of Crater Lake National Park, Oregon (1942) by Howell Williams]

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Crater Lake National Park

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  1. Features – Applegate Peak
  2. Features – Bald Crater
  3. Features – Cloudcap
  4. Features – Crater Lake Caldera
  5. Features – Crater Peak
  6. Features – Desert Cone
  7. Features – Devils Backbone
  8. Features – Dutton Cliff
  9. Features – Eagle Crags
  10. Features – Garfield Peak
  11. Features – Godfrey Glen and Colonnades
  12. Features – Grouse Hill
  13. Features – Hillman Peak
  14. Features – Kerr Notch
  15. Features – Llao Rock
  16. Features – Llaos Hallway
  17. Features – Maklaks Crater (Diller Cone)
  18. Features – Mazama Rock
  19. Features – Mount Scott
  20. Features – Palisades
  21. Features – Phantom Ship
  22. Features – The Pinnacles
  23. Features – Pumice Castle
  24. Features – Pumice Desert
  25. Features – Pumice Point
  26. Features – Red Cone
  27. Features – Redcloud Cliff
  28. Features – Rugged Crest
  29. Features – Scoria Cone
  30. Features – Scott Bluff
  31. Features – Sentinel Rock
  32. Features – Skell Head
  33. Features – Sun Notch
  34. Features – Timber Crater
  35. Features – Union Peak
  36. Features – The Watchman
  37. Features – Williams Crater (Forgotten Crater)
  38. Features – Wineglass
  39. Features – Wizard Island

Note: the numbers associated with each feature name above correspond to their place on the Custom Google Map