National Geographic : 1934 Feb
SCENES AND ROUND-UPS OF THE BEAVER STATE THE SNAKE RIVER WRITHES THROUGH THE PITS OF "HELLS CANYON" The Snake River gorge cuts the massive mountains and helps mark the boundary between Oregon and Idaho. Recently a road on the Idaho side to the head of the canyon made this region of topsy turvy bowlders accessible to motorists. CRATER LAKE IS A COLOR WONDER OF THE WORLD Nature seems jealous of this water jewel of deepest sapphire blue, which she holds aloft in a crater on the summit of Cascade Range. Wizard Island, representing the last gasp of the dying volcano, thrusts its cinder cone 763 feet above the surface (see Color Plate II).