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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02978

This aerial view from the NE shows Eliot Glacier descending the steep-walled valley at the center, with prominent glacial moraines at its base.  During the late Pleistocene a major lahar from Mount Hood swept to the north across the Columbia River, temporarily filling it to a depth of 30 m. Photo by Richard Waitt, 1983 (U.S. Geological Survey).

This aerial view from the NE shows Eliot Glacier descending the steep-walled valley at the center, with prominent glacial moraines at its base. During the late Pleistocene a major lahar from Mount Hood swept to the north across the Columbia River, temporarily filling it to a depth of 30 m.

Photo by Richard Waitt, 1983 (U.S. Geological Survey).


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