Craters of the Moon National MonumentThe Strangest 75 square miles on the North American continentComment from an early travelerThe landscape before you was explosively created by volcanic eruptions. Cracks in the earth's crust allowed lava to blast, plop, and flow onto the surface to form such unusual features as cinder cones, monoliths, and caves.The entrance to this imposing place, known today as Craters of the Moon National Monument, is just down the road. Stop at the visitor center to see the exhibits, then take the seven-mile loop drive through the monument. Craters of the Moon offers a variety of experiences for those who want to explore this unusual ocean of black rock.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 290796 N 4814063|
|Decimal Degrees||43.45025000, -113.58556667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 27.015', W 113° 35.134'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 27' 0.9" N, 113° 35' 8.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US-93, Moore ID 83255, US|
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