Craters of the Moon

10 August 2018

Pic 2018-0810 02 Craters of the Moon (114) edit

Craters of the Moon National Monument is located in central Idaho. We stopped on our way from Ketchum to Twin Falls. Craters is a unique landscape of lava rock fields named for their similarity to the moon’s craters. Astronauts used the site to train for the lunar landing missions but later found the real moon’s surface to be much different. The craziest thing we saw was ice in a lava tube when it was 102 deg F (39 deg C) outside!

Craters of the Moon

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