Towering 2500 feet high, two over lapping rock domes form a 300,000 year-old butte that dominates this lava plain.
After a hot flow of molten rhyolite (acidic rock) boiled up through older lava, a second rhyolite dome pushed up a . . . — — Map (db m103820) HM
Molten rock, forced upward for 30 to 50 miles through fissures in the earth, has cooled into the hard lava found here.
Continued pressure from below has made great cracks in the contorted surface. This lava solidified only a few thousand . . . — — Map (db m108346) HM
Rising above this level plain of lava flows and windblown soils these high landmarks are recent additions to Idaho’s landscape.
East Butte (farthest east) flowed up and cooled quickly about 600,000 years ago, while Big Southern . . . — — Map (db m103818) HM
has been designated a
under the provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States . . . — — Map (db m108309) HM
This area was crossed by many trails used by the ancestors of the Shoshone and Bannock people. Some trails connected hunting and gathering grounds; others marked traditional ceremonial lands of the various Shoshone and Bannock bands. Among the . . . — — Map (db m108542) HM
(Three panels are mounted in a kiosk located near the Fort Hall Indian Reservation Museum)Panel 1:
Shoshone and Bannock Tribes
Before settlers came to this region, Shoshone and Bannock tribal members moved with . . . — — Map (db m108545) HM
The Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868 is among the most important documents created between the U.S. government and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. In addition to affirming the establishment of the Fort Hall Reservation, the Fort Bridger Treaty reserved the . . . — — Map (db m108541) HM