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Taken near the Eastern Sierra Nevada town of Independence, Ca. The road leads to the Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery which is a beautiful place. In the background you can see some of the Alabama Hills which I have featured in other photographs.

I was driving to the hatchery when these flowers caught my attention. I forget what they are called at the moment. They were really prickly though.

Since this was taken there was a massive mudslide that killed all the fish in the hatchery, destroyed houses and flooded this road with debris and tons of mud. It looked like quite a project to clean up the mess.

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captured in the wilderness, harvested in fort collins, colorado.

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  • christopherwhit
    christopherwhitover 5 years ago

    Great sky and beautiful light Justin.

  • Edith Farrell
    Edith Farrellover 5 years ago

    Love the angle that you took this shot. You really gave us so much to look at. Simply beautiful! Edith

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    NatureGreeting...over 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Springtime country road, please consider adding it to SPRING GLORIOUS SPRING group, and adding it to this challenge
    spring-time-country-roads:
    Thanks so very much :)) carolyn

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