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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Harvest in the Palouse

A few weeks ago I visited the Palouse for the first time. Harvest time had come 2 weeks earlier than usual this year and everywhere huge combines were out and about bringing in mostly wheat, barley, garbanzo beans and lentils. The soil in the Palouse is extremely fertile, but also extremely fine and wherever the combines go, they leave a light, fine dust that floats through the valleys like a river.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Washington, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Barbara Huber