The Nature of Idaho - Craters of the Moon

May 9, 2019

Listen to expert volcanologist Dr. Shannon Kobs-Nawotniak discuss the historical, national, and geological significance of Craters of the Moon National Monument.


Joining Peter Pruett and Leif Tapanila for The Nature of Idaho (NoID) today was Idaho State University professor and volcanologist Dr Shannon Kobs-Nawotniak. They discussed the science used to predict volcanic eruption  and how Craters of the Moon National Monument was given its name for publicity purposes but ultimately proved to be a great resource for lunar space exploration. Listen to the show to learn more.

Can you answer today's Nature of Idaho trivia question?

What year and which president made Craters of the Moon National Monument a reality?

Listen to the show to find out!

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