Big Cinder Butte view. Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho.  Lies on a zone of volcanic fissures that push the rock around.  The volcano lies dormant for now.

Big Cinder Butte view, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve, Arco, Idaho | The Good Hearted Woman

Moon Walking in Idaho {Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve, Arco, Idaho The Good Hearted Woman

Arco/Mackay/Carey/Sun Valley- Idaho

Arco Idaho, now there's a familiar spot!

Arco, Idaho - First city in the world to be lit by atomic power  Arco was the first community in the world ever to be lit by electricity generated by nuclear power. This occurred on July 17, 1955, powered by Argonne National Laboratory’s BORAX-III reactor

Arco, Idaho - Arco was the first community in the world ever to be lit by electricity generated by nuclear power. This occurred on July powered by Argonne National Laboratory’s BORAX-III reactor

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Craters of the Moon National Monument, Arco, Idaho.

Arco, Idaho. --  Number Hill;  each graduating class goes up & puts its year up there.  One is missing.....

each graduating class goes up & puts its year up there. One is missing.

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Arco, Idaho:Visitors flock to this protected area to see the lava fields, which all sit along the Great Rift of Idaho. Some of the open rift cracks are among the best known anywhere in the world, including the deepest rift on Earth, which measures 800 feet. More than two dozen volcanic cones represent lava flows from between 15,000 and 2,000 years ago.

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho, 1986

Arco, Idaho

Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve – Arco, Idaho | Atlas Obscura

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve – Arco, Idaho

World's First Nuclear Power Plant - Tour, Arco, Idaho

World& First Nuclear Power Plant - Tour, Arco, Idaho

Arco Idaho 1950's-my grandmother and my parents owned the club cafe on the right.

Arco Idaho grandmother and my parents owned the club cafe on the right.

Craters of the Moon - Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon - Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

"Arco Idaho: The First City In The World To Be Lit By Atomic Power"

Glowing with atomic power

Thousands of years ago, lava spewed from massive cracks near present-day Arco, Idaho. Craters of the... - Aneta Waberska/shutterstock

Thousands of years ago, lava spewed from massive cracks near present-day Arco, Idaho. Craters of the.

Craters of the Moon, Arco, Idaho

21 Delightfully Weird Family Vacations. Skip the beach and hit the bug petting zoo! The Babble List, on

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve - Idaho - northwest of Pocatello

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