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07 July 2008 @ 04:39 pm
3500 years later....  

Mt Adams from the air
June 30, 2008

layers of ice
cover once volcanic
hot-headedness –
we no longer argue
but it doesn’t matter

-Deborah P Kolodji
(c) 2008
(Anonymous) on July 15th, 2008 02:13 am (UTC)
Michael Dylan Welch
Debbie, I think this is a picture of Mt. Rainier, which has a lot more snow and glaciers than Mount St. Helens. The top ridge of St. Helens is also a lot flatter. I'm nearly certain this is actually Mt. Rainier.

Deborah P Kolodji: ReadingBashodkolodji on July 15th, 2008 04:41 am (UTC)
Re: Michael Dylan Welch

I was wondering if I had misidentified the mountain because I didn't think it looked like the photos of Mt. St. Helens- I was taking the word of the guy next to me whose daughter was actually sitting by the window and took the photo for me.. He said we'd already passed Rainier (we had already been in the air quite a while), so he was thinking Mt. St. Helens was the next volcano in line.

Maybe we were further east - Mt. Adams? It sort of looks like the photos of Mt. Adams.

I hadn't thought about Mt. Adams because it is a volcano you don't hear about much down here, but I didn't think the top was pointed enough for Mt. Hood, and if we had already passed Mt. Rainier....?

What do you think?


Deborah P Kolodji: EgretBadHairDaydkolodji on July 15th, 2008 06:11 pm (UTC)
Re: Michael Dylan Welch
I've changed the caption to read "one of the cascade volcanoes" instead, since I'm not altogether sure which volcano it actually is!


Edited at 2008-07-15 06:13 pm (UTC)
Deborah P Kolodji: HermitCrabdkolodji on July 18th, 2008 07:05 am (UTC)
Re: Michael Dylan Welch
Note: The volcano has now been identified as Mt. Adams.