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"Micro-spring" near Thousand Isle Lake

Postby Trawinski » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:33 pm

Has anyone seen this before?

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I encountered this last week on the PCT segment of the trail to Thousand Island Lake (right before you get the Banner Peak money shot). A spring so small that when I covered it with my finger, I couldn’t even feel it, yet the stream went airborne a good 18 inches. I’ve never seen anything like it (and I'm a geologist). Anyone else up in that area notice this thing?

Clickable and enlargeable version here: http://www.summitpost.org/microspring-east-of-thousand-island-lake/735137/c-734852
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Re: "Micro-spring" near Thousand Isle Lake

Postby dskoon » Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:04 pm

That's pretty wild. Cool find.
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