Waterfall


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Apr 17

A Look Back—Waterfall and Granite

Photograph of a waterfall Fall in Yosemite Valley, CaliforniaAnother view of cascading water and granite. Taken with a Nikon 17-55mm lens, May 24, 2006.


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Apr 17

A Look Back—Bridalveil Fall

Photograph of Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite Valley, CaliforniaA detail of the mist and spray generated by Bridalveil Fall. When the waterfall is flowing at its peak in the spring of a wet year, it is nearly impossible to reach the base of the fall without getting soaked.


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Mar 17

A Look Back—Yosemite Waterfalls

Photograph of Bridalveil Fall and Half Dome in Yosemite Valley, CaliforniaI am sure many millions of photos have been taken from this very same viewpoint, but this was my first trip to Yosemite in the spring. I was amazed by the volume of water going over the falls. May 23, 2006.


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Feb 15

Road Trip–Shepperd’s Dell

Photograph of  Shepperd's Dell in Oregon's Columbia River GorgeThis is one of the smaller and less well known falls in the Columbia River Gorge. In fact, I had driven by this several times over the years without seeing it. It is quite lovely.


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Feb 15

Road Trip–Multonomah Falls

Photograph of  Multonomah Falls in Oregon's Columbia River GorgeMy trip took me from central Oregon to Portland along the Columbia River. Multonomah Falls are the best known of the Columbia River Gorge waterfalls. There was less water in the falls in October of a dry year, but still they are beautiful.


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Oct 14

Olympic Peninsula–Marymere Falls

Photograph of Marymere Waterfalls in the Olympic National Park, WashingtonA very pleasing waterfall near Lake Crescent in the Olympic National Park. It’s a short hike through lush forest to the falls.


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Sep 11

Canada and Alaska 2011–Athabasca Falls 3

Photograph of Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park, CanadaAt this point on the Athabasca River is a sign warning that visitors have been swept away by climbing over the guard rail in order to pose for dramatic snapshots.


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Sep 11

Canada and Alaska 2011–Athabasca Falls 2

Photograph of Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park, CanadaThe Athabasca Falls is located on the Upper Athabasca River, about 20 miles south of Jasper, Alberta in the Jasper National Park, Canada.


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Sep 11

Canada and Alaska 2011–Athabasca Falls

Photograph of Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park, CanadaThe Athabasca River drops over layers of hard quartzite and then flows through a gorge of limestone. The falls, with a drop of about 80 feet, roar with an enormous volume of water.


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Sep 11

Canada and Alaska 2011–Athabasca River

Photograph of Athabasca River in Jasper National Park, CanadaThe Athabasca River flows down from the Columbia Glacier in the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. It was part of the main fur trade route from the Great Lakes to the Mackenzie River in the late 1700’s through the mid 1800’s.