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Dee Wright Observatory

360 degree panoramic view of Dee Wright Observatory
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360Cities.net / Alamy Stock Photo

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PN5GC7

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249.3 MB (12.8 MB Compressed download)

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13200 x 6600 px | 111.8 x 55.9 cm | 44 x 22 inches | 300dpi

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William l

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Built in 1935, the Dee Wright Observatory is located at McKenzie Pass, Oregon & offers a view of the vast lava flows created from nearby Little Belknap, Belknap Crater, & Yapoah Crater.  It is a popular stopping point along Highway 242, being built out of the local lava rock w/ an azimuth peak finder on top.  From here on can see Mt. Washington to the north, Belknap Crater & Little Belknap, & of course Middle & North Sisters in the Three Sisters Wilderness.  The lava flows themselves are dated at 2,000 3,000 years young on the geologic scale.