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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Eliot Branch of the North Fork Hood River



I came across this scene purely by accident. I was driving up the service road beyond Laurence Lake on the north side of Mt Hood when the forest opened up to a huge flood washout. The area of destruction was huge, and quite breathtaking. The waters of the tributary were milky with silt from the glacial runoff that feeds it.

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4 comments:

  1. Yep, I've been up here hiking. Very dramatic what water can do.

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  2. Very dramatic indeed. It makes for such a striking image.

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  3. A really interesting nature and landscape shot.

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