Aerial Photos, Reno-Oakland-ABQ, 12-12-17


Dec. 12, Reno to Oakland.

1. SpicerMeadowRes.ViewEastDSCN1539

View to the east, as we flew westerly over the Sierras. Spicer Meadow Reservoir is just below, and Mono Lake is seen in the distance.

2. MonoLakeViewDSCN1538

Telephoto view to the south and east, with Mono Lake to the left. The mountain to the right is Mammoth Mountain (and Ski Area). Our position is just south of Tuolomne Meadows, in Yosemite NP.

4. HalfDomeDSCN1543

Telephoto view to the south, showing the formations found at the head of Yosemite Valley

Oakland to ABQ. We went back over the Sierras, with views to the north.

4.1 LakeTahoeDSCN1555

View to the north, of Lake Tahoe

Continuing to fly east, we pass over a section of the Pacific Crest trail

To the east of the Sierras, we pass over Wheeler Peak, which is located to the north of Bridgeport, CA

We then began the crossing of Nevada.

Walker Lake, in upper left, the town of Hawthorne and the Hawthorne Army Depot, NV

Long shadows of peaks to the west are cast over the munitions storage facilities of the Hawthorne Army Depot

Solar collector assembly and Luning, NV

Chevron hills east of Luning, NV

Round Mountain open pit gold mine

As we began to pass over Utah, the coming of dark made further photography impossible.

About Evensteven

I am a photographer and author, and live in Embudo, New Mexico, alongside the Rio Grande. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447 I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id12449222822. 2. Coyote Buttes: https://books.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201 3. Four Cornered, the Land: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered/id1384038899 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 5. Rio Marañon: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 6. Rio Grande: https://books.apple.com/us/book/rio-grande-new-mexico/id1469126321
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