We received a feature spot over at
Jason D. Moore’s Photography Blog &
a Photoshop & Photography Blogroll listing.
In Honor of this Event,
I present for your interest and viewing pleasure,
a Presentation Style Photograph of
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The Technical Stuff
Nikon D200, f/14, 1/800 sec, 24mm focal length, ISO 400
Middle shot of 3 raw (.nef) files
Now for the History and Geology……..
The Carbon, Puyallup, Mowich, Nisqually, and Cowlitz Rivers begin at glaciers of
In the past,
After the major collapse 5,000 years ago, subsequent eruptions of lava and tephra built up the modern summit cone until about as recently as 1,000 years ago. As many as 11 Holocene tephra layers have been found.
The most recent recorded volcanic eruption was between 1820 and 1854, but many eyewitnesses reported eruptive activity in 1858, 1870, 1879, 1882 and 1894 as well. As of 2008, there is no imminent risk of eruption, but geologists expect that the volcano will erupt again.
In 1833, Dr. William Fraser Tolmie explored the area looking for medicinal plants. He was followed by other explorers seeking challenge. Hazard Stevens and P. B. Van Trump received a hero's welcome in the streets of
Citing the need to also protect scenery and provide for public enjoyment, railroads and local businesses urged the creation of a national park in hopes of increased tourism. On
I hope you have enjoyed the Presentation Style Photograph and history of
Have you seen it, have you climbed the peaks, have you hiked the trails?
Can you feel the cool refreshing air?
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