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Magnification Gallery

A Glimpse at the Real Size of the Images...

Ok, so up at the top is the full image reduced from its native size of about 2 feet by 4 1/2 feet. Down below here is an enlarged excerpt which contains full-size image data while still being reduced to fit comfortably on your computer screen. If you mouse over the top of this excerpted image, you'll notice there's an automatic "magnifying glass" effect applied. What you see inside the magnification box is an example of the detail you'd see in a full-size print of this image.

The strange and varied details of this landscape seemed to merit a tall cross-section for closer examination. What's going on out there? Well, we're not going to pretend to be geologic experts and try to explain the mineral formations, but we can tell you that it was September and there had just been a light pre-dawn snowfall, which in some spots "stuck" and in others did not, thus explaining the non-wintry yet white frosting to areas of the ground. The temperature contrast and extra moisture combined with Canary Spring to produce this magical steaming sunrise...

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