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AZ\'s Autumn Harvest
Schultz and Doyle Peaks from the western base of Sugarloaf.

Schultz and Doyle Peaks are remnants of a larger strato-volcano known as
San Francisco Mountain of northern Arizona.

The "reconstructed" shape of San Francisco Mountain indicates a former
summit at about 16,000 ft above sea level.

The high point presumably existed about 400,000 years ago, the youngest
known age of the lava flows making up the body of the volcano.

Today's highest elevation on the mountain, Humphreys Peak at 12,633 ft,
can be seen from vantage points one hundred or more miles away.

The earlier, higher version of the volcano would have been visible from
even greater distances.

Gotta LOVE those fall colours on the east side of the volcano!

October 7, 2009


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TyeDyeTwinsYet another


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Yet another gem Icarreau. Fall is such a beautiful time of year. Thanks for sharing some of that beauty with us -TyeDyeTwins-
Posted Oct 10, 2009 9:39 pm

lcarreauRe: Yet another ...


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Please stay tuned, Double Tee's.

I have two more photos waiting in the batter's

Until then, enjoy your Autumn and thank you!
Posted Oct 10, 2009 10:26 pm

slowbutsteadybrings tears


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Such beauty! You are really "on a roll" with your recent submissions. Images like this can really make one feel real good all day long. Thanks for sharing.
Posted Oct 11, 2009 11:30 am

lcarreauRe: brings tears


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Thanks! It made me feel good for about a week! : )))
Posted Oct 11, 2009 3:55 pm

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lcarreauSubmitted by lcarreau
on Oct 10, 2009 12:35 am

Image ID: 562077
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Lat/Lon: 35.35976°N / 111.62247°W
Object Title: AZ's Autumn Harvest

Image Type(s): Hiking, Flora, Informational, Scenery