slgwv

slgwv

Posted on 06/11/2017


Photo taken on May 28, 2017



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Pine Creek
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Pine Creek

Pine Creek

Nouchetdu38, Roger (Grisly), Smiley Derleth, Andy Rodker have particularly liked this photo


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Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Fine shot . A beaver influenced floodplain?
7 months ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Thanks, Andy! Probably not--the amount of water year-to-year is hugely variable. Check out the satellite view--the whole area was dry when it was taken! Beaver would have a tough time making it thru the droughts--

This topography of flats interspersed with hills is typical of this whole area, and I think it's a southern extension of the Modoc Plateau. It's locally cut by some high-angle faults, probably related to the Basin and Range.
7 months ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to slgwv
Thank you Steve. As full an answer as I could have wished!
7 months ago.
Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly)
Terrific shot full of interest, large animals live in the area?.
7 months ago.
slgwv has replied to Roger (Grisly)
Well, they're running some cattle! ;) As far as wildlife goes, the big(gish) herbivores would be mule deer and maybe a few pronghorn. For predators, there may be a bear or two, plus a rare cougar (aka mountain lion, puma).
7 months ago.
Roger (Grisly) has replied to slgwv
That's interesting thank you.
7 months ago.
Martin Hogarth
Martin Hogarth
So many other shot in this one image.
7 months ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Thanks, Martin!
7 months ago.
Marvin Matthews
Marvin Matthews
What a grand picture, Steve. Thanks for posting for all.
6 months ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Thanks, Marvin!
6 months ago.