The story of the thousand year old moss of Crater Lake

The aquatic moss of Crater Lake

 

Aquatic Moss Studies at Crater Lake

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3 minutes, 7 seconds

Since this video was created in 2007 we have learned that the amazing moss community began growing in the lake several thousand years ago.

 

Aquatic Moss Around Wizard Island

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1 minute, 6 seconds

This U.S. Geological Survey computer animation shows the location of moss (green and yellow) around Wizard Island.  The red dots are locations where moss samples were collected.

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Crater Lake National Park
PO Box 7

Crater Lake , OR 97604

Phone:

(541) 594-3000

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