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Hell's Half Acre Lava Field

Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field

Hell's Half Acre Lava Field is a complete, young, unweathered, fully exposed pahoehoe lava flow, lava whose surface is frequently molded smooth into forms representing huge rope coils. The site also provides an outstanding example of pioneer vegetation establishing itself on a lava flow.

Location: Bingham County, ID ; Bonneville County, ID

Year designated: 1976

Acres: 42,038

Ownership: Federal, State


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012