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Monday, March 31, 2008

Vasquez Rocks County Park

Hidden away in a remote corner of Los Angeles County called Agua Dulce lies the Vasquez Rocks County Park [Wikipedia]. Recognizable from many films, television shows (notably Star Trek), commercials, and music videos that have used it as a shooting location due to its striking geology, the park is open to the public. Visitors can hike, climb its many rock formations, picnic, and explore. Some bring their horses and ride around the area. I was fortunate to catch it at a time of foreboding skies and stark contrasts, making an already visually interesting terrain, all the more so.

Other posts featuring Vasquez Rocks County Park

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Tacoma Narrows

The Tacoma Narrows Bridges.

These two suspension spans, the older completed in 1950; the new one in 2007, stand at the same location as the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge, also known as Galloping Gertie due to its tendency to undulate in high winds and eventual collapse. The debris from the original bridge sunk to the bottom of the roughly 150' deep channel, and remains there today.

More on the failure of the original bridge [WSDOT].

Friday, March 07, 2008

Yosemite & Half Dome

Yosemite Valley & Half Dome

Half Dome Closer

Half Dome Stereogram
Click to enlarge; then cross your eyes to converge the two images into one that will appear 3-D in the middle of three.

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