• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

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"Craters of the Moon Natural History Association is a non-profit organization
dedicated to assisting the National Park Service in interpretive, scientific,
historical, and educational activities."
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Did You Know?

Alan Shepard on the moon

In 1969 Apollo astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, Joe Engle and Eugene Cernan visited Craters of the Moon. They explored the lava landscape in order to learn the basics of volcanic geology in preparation for future trips to the moon. More...