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Williams Crater (Forgotten Crater) - Prominent Geological Features of Crater Lake National Park

Note: Formerly known as Forgotten Crater, Williams Crater was named after geologist Howell Williams.

Located four tenths of a mile west of Hillman Peak, this crater can be seen as one rounds the north side of the Watchman. A flat hill, capped with red, it terminates the ridge that runs down from the Hillman Peak in a westerly direction.

This volcanic outlet consists of two craters. The main crater has an approximate diameter of 300 feet and a depth of about 75 feet, and a small subsiding crater to the east of the main outlets has a 50 foot diameter and only a slight depth. .... [Forgotten Crater, Nature Notes From Crater Lake, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1932]

Aerial view east-northeast over Williams Crater cinder cone and Hillman Peak on the west rim of Crater Lake caldera, Crater Lake National Park, Scientific Investigations Map 2832, Sheet 3 of 4, Geologic Map of Mount Mazama and Crater Lake Caldera, Oregon (2008), by Charles R. Bacon

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

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