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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Iola

Heading home we hit Blue Mesa Reservoir outside Gunnison CO just as an early snowstorm was coming in from the west. At the upper end of the reservoir, lowered by a prolonged and serious drought, the basin where the old town of Iola emerged. The re-emergence of the town-site coupled with the foreboding storm was impressive to witness.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Gunnison, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: DMC-FZ200
Copyright: © Steve Dahlman