Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03250
Bumpass Hell, the largest hydrothermal area at Lassen volcano, located south of Lassen Peak, contains steaming fumaroles and mudpots. It was named after its discoverer, a noted hunter and mountain man who suffered severe burns when he broke through the thin crust of the thermal area.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1989.
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