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More Water Flowing in the Park Last Week @ Castolon

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Offline Windchime

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More Water Flowing in the Park Last Week @ Castolon
« on: August 07, 2006, 09:50:47 AM »


Taken by West District Park Ranger Blake Trester last week. It is a shot of Sierra-Ponce right after a rain....the cascade must be 1000 ft or more.
The opinion expressed above is my own and not that of the National Park Service or the Federal Government.

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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2006, 09:58:02 AM »
Wow!  Incredible picture.  Keep on posting!!


BBH

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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2006, 10:10:25 AM »
cool

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Offline bdann

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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2006, 11:30:42 AM »
whoa!  that is really cool!
WATER, It does a body good.

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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2006, 11:40:32 AM »
Reminds me of the "Irish Spring" bathing soap commercials...  "Ah, Those Green and White Stripes...".  Do they still make Irish Spring?


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Offline jim2

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sierra ponce
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2006, 01:19:58 PM »
where is the sierra ponce ? and where was the photo taken from? killer photo !

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Offline Windchime

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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2006, 01:34:56 PM »
It is the big mesa on the Mexican side between Castolon and Sant Elena Canyon. I have seen storms on the radar loop moving north hitting this mesa and just disintegrate to nothing. I have also seen thunder storms raging up on top without a drop of rain hitting the U.S. side.
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Offline Roy

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More Water Flowing in the Park Last Week @ Castolon
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2006, 06:24:47 PM »
Looks like Santa Elena Canyon Jr.

Great shot.

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Offline Casa Grande

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« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2006, 07:38:12 PM »
that is truly a remarkable pic!

In fact, my friend, Caley, on my last trip was asking me about that very pouroff and if it every flowed....well..... voila!

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More Water Flowing in the Park Last Week @ Castolon
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2006, 12:00:18 PM »
Awesome photo. Thanks for posting! It didn't look like Big Bend at first glance  :D

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« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2006, 12:58:45 PM »
WOW WIndchime, do you have any points od reference to this place. Mainly Lat & Long. ?

 This pic is absoultely awsome !!!!
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Offline RichardM

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« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2006, 01:52:41 PM »
Quote from: "homerboy2u2"
WOW WIndchime, do you have any points od reference to this place. Mainly Lat & Long. ?

I'm not completely sure, but I think this is it:

Google says the coordinates are approximately 29.1375,-103.577

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Offline DavidW

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More Water Flowing in the Park Last Week @ Castolon
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2006, 01:59:00 PM »
That's what I was thinking as well. Looks even more like it when you rotate it around and view it head-on.
David

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« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2006, 03:33:20 PM »
i believe you are spot on, Richard

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« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2006, 06:13:09 AM »
Couldn't let it go so easy: That's in the Region of Ejido Santa Elena, and what Windchime caught is a waterfall very uncommon to see, only when it averages a good deal of rain , and certain weather and phisical conditions comply, can we see this beautiful waterfall, located on the MESETA de Santa Elena, as the Locals call it.

  Windchime, your ranger is one lucky dude !!!...too bad you can't  cross over to MEXICO to see it up close.

  Darn !!

P.S.- Thank you Richard M for the coordinates... :wink:
Stay thirsty, my friends.

 


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