National Geographic : 1924 Mar
AMONG THE "CRATERS OF THE MOON" 305 LOOKING SOUTH FROM A RED-RIMMED CRATER The vegetation of this region includes, besides sagebrush, a few species of pines junipers, the pear-leaf cactus, and such flowers as larkspurs, wild violets, and daisies. later lava flows, however, are barren-not even a blade of grass has been able to take on some of them. and The root AROUND THE CAMP FIRE At night, in the weird reflections of a camp fire, the surrounding sides of this crater appeared like a gigantic funnel with flickering colors of red and black. Its floor acted as a sounding board for the notes of birds migrating northward far overhead.