Quake Lake, formed on August 17, 1959, from a great landslide damming the
Madison River following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake known as the Hebgen Lake
Earthquake. A scene along U.S. Highway 287 in SW Montana.
Image ID: amer0175, NOAA's Small World Collection Location: Montana, Madison River Valley Photo Date: 2011 June 29 Photographer: Dr. David Goodrich, NOAA (ret.)