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Garfield Peak - Prominent Geological Features of Crater Lake National Park

 
Named in honor of James R. Garfield, former Secretary of the Interior, on his 1907 visit to Crater Lake, the first cabinet member to visit the park.

Much of the beauty of the walls of Crater Lake comes from the delicate coloring of the rocks, notably on Garfield Peak and the Eagle Crags and beneath Hillman Peak, where they have been affected by solfataric action ... [The Main Andesite Cone of Mazama: Solfataric Areas and Vents, The Geology of Crater Lake National Park, Oregon (1942) by Howell Williams]

Garfield Peak, Castle Crest, and Garfield Peak Trail, Crater Lake National Park, photo by Robert Mutch

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

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