Bannock Range - Clouds and Shadows

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Bannock Range - Clouds and Shadows

Post by dbhguru » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:06 am


Pocatello is in the Basin and Range province of Idaho. As you drive through the countryside, small mountain ranges appear on the horizon, appear closer, and fade as they are bypassed. Most travelers don't have any interaction with them, but they define the scenic backdrop that defines the region. Here are four scenes that reflect what can be so compelling about this country - the interplay of sky and mountain shadows.
The mountain in the last scene is Chinese Peak. Its modest elevation is 6,700 feet and it rises from the Portneuf River basin at about 4,300 feet. I look off toward this mountain from my daughter's front doorstep.

Robert T. Leverett
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Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest
Co-founder, National Cadre


Re: Bannock Range - Clouds and Shadows

Post by Joe » Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:56 am

Hey Bob, now just imagine you're out there and it's hundreds of years ago- before the pale faces- and there are no horses, so you're on foot!

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Re: Bannock Range - Clouds and Shadows

Post by Larry Tucei » Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:47 pm

Bob- Nice images. Lots of wide open country! Niiiiiice! Larry

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