The history of Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska started with a bang — literally. On June 6, 1912, the Novarupta volcano erupted with such force it caused a collapse on Mount Katmai and devastated fishing communities in the area. With the devastation came opportunity to preserve and study the pristine volcanic environment as it regenerated and evolved. At the urging of the National Geographic Society, in 1918 Woodrow Wilson signed a presidential proclamation to preserve the area.
Which is the deepest lake in North America?
A) Crater Lake, Oregon
B) Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories
C) Lake Louise, Alberta
D) Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada
Previous answer: As mentioned in “The Ballad of John and Yoko,” John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in “Gibraltar near Spain.”
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