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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Mount Adams, Washington State

 
 
Per Wikipedia, this dormant, volcanic peak in the Cascade Range has lost a couple hundred feet since the time of this postcard (or else measuring has become more precise). Crawfordsville is an unincorporated area in Linn County, Oregon.

2 comments:

  1. The other way around (if the volcano would have become higher) would be more alarming.

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  2. Yes, when mountains gain height that is a bad sign. I actually live fairly close to another volcano, Mt. St. Helens, which did lose its top in an eruption May 18 1980, which I witnessed from a distance.

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