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Phantom Ship - Prominent Geological Features of Crater Lake National Park

 

The Phantom Ship is a remaining section of the filled conduit of a fissure from which probably poured many of the lower layers of lava constituting Dutton Cliff. The island is about 500 feet long and reaches a maximum width of 200 feet near the east end. Its east-west ridge of spires, towering 170 feet above the water, sharply divides most of the island into two slopes, one very steeply sloping to the south and the other less steeply to the north ... [Floral Life Zone on the Phantom Ship, Nature Notes From Crater Lake, Vol. 12, 1946, by William E. Bush]

Phantom Ship, Crater Lake National Park, photo by Robert Mutch

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