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Photo Uploaded: Jul 04 2013 00:57:01 GMT
Taken: 2013:06:30 17:27:13
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Taken 6/30/2013, From the beach below the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, on the North side of the Mouth of the Columbia River, one of the most dangerous in the World.
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Jul 04 2013 04:21 GMT
They must have a stunning view from upthere! Although the name is "Cape Disappointment" ;-))
Why is it the most dangerous river?
Jul 04 2013 05:54 GMT
Jul 04 2013 06:11 GMT
Thanks Annamaria, It is nicknamed the Graveyard of the Pacific, because of constantly changing sandbars, due to the volume of water and strength of the current. The US Coast Guard trains people for dangerous water rescues, and they even designed a boat that rights itself, because rollovers are common. Any ship heading up the Columbia River must have a Certified Columbia River trained pilot, before it is allowed to enter.
Jul 04 2013 06:12 GMT
Thanks Hunju, I had an Awesome Time Saturday afternoon into Sunday afternoon, hated to come home. (-:}
Jul 04 2013 06:13 GMT
Thanks Roger, I actually hiked up to the light house too, Lots of uphill from the parking area. (-:}
Jul 04 2013 11:27 GMT
Thanks for all the info, Terry! That sure sounds dangerous.... I guess it will always attracts people because of this...;-)
Jul 04 2013 14:31 GMT
A spectacular natural view !!!!!
Jul 04 2013 14:58 GMT
looks like a nice place to me !!
Jul 06 2013 18:16 GMT
Thanks Lalbabu. (-:}
Jul 06 2013 18:17 GMT
Thanks Hans, It is a Very Nice Place to Be, as long as you're not in a small boat. (-:}
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