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    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Rifles;
    • An unidentified man crouches down to explore the ripples of the lava fields. He holds a shotgun in his right hand while touching the ripples with his other hand.
    • Craters of the Moon, Amphitheater Cave

    • Caves; Stalactites & stalagmites; Explorers;
    • Five male explorers rest in the cave that explorer Robert W. Limbert named Amphitheater Cave. Limbert described the cave as being "explored for half a mile underground until we came across apparently fresh bear tracks when we turned around and came...
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Explorers; Cameras; Rifles; Canteens (Beverage containers); Backpacking
    • Three men from the expedition rest while traveling over the volcanic ground. Ad Santel (left) holds a camera while one man drinks from a canteen and another holds a rifle.
    • Exploring Craters of the Moon

    • Volcanic rock; Horses;
    • A line of pack horses make a half circle as they cross the volcanic soil of the Craters of the Moon area. The horses are barely distinguishable from the rocks on the right side of the photo, about a quarter of the way down from the top.
    • Craters of the Moon, Bridge of Tears

    • Rock formations; Explorers
    • The 1921 expedition members pose for a photograph in front of a natural bridge. The bridge was named by Robert W. Limbert and W. L. Cole in 1920 after a man on the trip hit his head on the underside of the bridge hard enough to bring tears to his...
    • Craters of the Moon, Amphitheater Cave

    • Caves; Explorers; Stalactites & stalagmites
    • Printed in Robert W. Limbert's National Geographic article on his expeditions, this is an interior shot of what he called Amphitheater Cave in Craters of the Moon. "This is one of a series of eight caves found near the Bridge of Tears. It is an...
    • Arco Townspeople

    • Crowds; Volcanic rock;
    • A row of hundreds of people from the neighboring town of Arco line up to greet the expedition upon their arrival at the end of the trip. A large picnic followed in town.
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock;
    • An example of the "Blue Dragon Lava Flow" that explorer Robert W. Limbert wrote about in his National Geographic article. "This remarkable flow is well named. Its surface is netted and veined with small cracks like scales of a prehistoric monster,...
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock;
    • The lack of roads across uneven volcanic ground made this expedition into Craters of the Moon dangerous and tiring for both the men and animals involved.
    • Lava Fields

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    • Four men from the expedition examine the lava formations while carrying rifles and camping supplies. From left to right: Ad Santel, two unidentified men, and Robert W. Limbert. This photograph was printed in the 1924 National Geographic article,...

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