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All Images Scanned From Kodachrome Transparencies

(C) W.P. Armstrong (2020)
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The following 3 images were taken at a small reflection pond along road in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, in August 1974 with Kodachrome film. In the distance are 13,061 ft. Mt. Dana on the left and 12,773 ft. Mt. Gibbs on the right.

Reflection Pond Along Road in Tuolumne Meadows

The following 2 images were taken at two of my favorite places in the early 1970s: Fern Lake on the eastern side of Sierra Nevada high above the June Lake Loop and Cuyamaca Lake when I started my career at Palomar College. I have never seen such a beautiful display of goldfields at Cuyamaca Lake in all the decades since then. Both were scanned from 35mm Kodachrome transparencies.
  Fern Lake In The Eastern Sierra Nevada.  
  Cuyamaca Lake & Goldfields (Lasthenia gracilis).  

  Relection in Arizona's White Mountains.  

The following 2 images were also taken in the 1970s and 1980s: (1) Cirque Meadows in the front range of Rocky Mountains overlooking Fort Collins, Colorado. I spent the summer of 1970 at the Pingree Park Mountain Biological Station of Colorado State University. Lovely Cirque Meadows was not far from the station. (2) An ice covered, windswept lodgepole pine near the 10,000 ft. summit of Mt. Baldy, highest mountain in the San Gabriel Range of southern California. Both were scanned from 35mm Kodachrome transparencies.

In the 1980s I led a group of botany students to the ice-covered summit of Mt. Baldy. Two students did not return on the last ski lift that day. No one was prepared for sub-zero temperatures on the mountain so I had to call the Mt. Baldy Search & Rescue. As rescue team was preparing to leave, 2 weather-beaten, tearful students showed up in a car. They lost the trail and hiked down difficult Devil's Canyon to the highway. This stressful field trip with a marvelous group of students had a happy ending!

  Cirque Meadows In Front Range Of Colorado Rockies.  
  Ice-Covered Lodgepole Pine Near 10,000 ft. Summit Of Mt. Baldy.  

The following 2 images were taken during October 1976 on my 1st Palomar College sabbatical leave. I did a photographic survey of the deciduous forest throughout the midwestern and eastern United States: (1) Smoky Mts of North Carolina from Blueridge Parkway. (2) Brown County State Park, Indiana: Sunlight Through The Forest. Both were scanned from 35mm Kodachrome transparencies.

  Smoky Mts Of N. Carolina From Blueridge Pkwy.  
  Brown County State Park, Indiana.  

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