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Carn Galver Summit

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 in Cornwall
Carn Galver Summit

Today, we took a short hike to the top of Carn Galver.

The two engine houses of Carn Galver Mine. The engine house on the left pumped water from the mine, while the engine house on the right hauled and crushed the tin ore.
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Smoke Season
Smoke Season
About ten days ago, a shift in the jet stream delivered a thick layer of smoke to the Front Range, cutting the visibility (which normally exceeds 35 miles) to less than 10 miles at times.
Kettle Moraine State Forest
Kettle Moraine State Forest
This past weekend I went to Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit to hike the John Muir Trail.
Outbound Flight
Outbound Flight
My flight to the UK took a northerly route, so much so that the wing tip skimmed the air above the southern shores of Greenland and I was able to capture a rare glimpse of the rugged, frozen island.