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Climbing White Mountain

The White Mountains of California and Nevada, home to the ancient Bristlecone Pines and herds of bighorn sheep, stretch some 60 miles along the eastern edge of Eastern California's Owen's Valley. The range, mostly formed as a greatly elevated plateau, is the highest in the entire Great Basin. At it's pinnacle stand White Mountain Peak, a massive extinct volcano rising the the plateau's crust and California's third highest summit at 14,252'. Here two climbers ascend during a late summer snow.

TAGS: California, Climbing, Hiking, United States

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Bishop, California, United States of America
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© Jeff Deikis.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2015, 4:47 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f8
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PHOTO LOCATION Bishop, California, United States of America