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Tending to the Needs of the Colony
Show of feathers
Morning Mist
Elephant Mountain
Tenant building in Lisbon
Petion-Ville Panorama
Climbing White Mountain
Among Trees
Anguished Bush Girl
Cape Town Perspective
The Church of Lost and Found
Crack of Dawn
U.S.S. Wisconsin
Burl Charm
Oxbow Bend on the Snake River
Green Day
Plantain Man, Haiti
Strange geography in Nasca.
The Necklace
Pink and Red Delight
spanish garden
611 in the Sun.
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The Church of Lost and Found

The Owen's River Gorge, a steep 10-mile canyon on the upper Owen's River in eastern California, has long been a popular destination for roped rock climbing in the West. Lesser known and further north form the standard climbing zones, a small field of boulders sit perched on the literal edge of the Gorge--teetering blocks of volcanic tuff carved from the cliffside by ancient water flows. Here, a lone climber ascends a knife-edged arete as the final rays of sun sink behind the Sierra Nevada.

TAGS: California, Climbing, Sunset, 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: 10.2015
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2015, 4:41 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f8
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PHOTO LOCATION Tom's Place, California, United States of America