Newberry Volcano (Volcano Week 4)

It’s Volcano Week 4 here at GSS. Volcanoes, about a week. You know the drill! Newberry Volcano is an immense shield volcano located in central Oregon. In addition to a main volcanic caldera, the system is composed of many domes, cones, craters and lava flows across an area more than 32km in width in addition to two large fissures which extend outwards a considerable distance. The central caldera, known as Paulina Peak, was created over hundreds of thousands of years and many eruptions; it now contains a pair of lakes fed by hot springs – Paulina Lake and…

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