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Dry Creek Falls in Oregon
June 23, 2016

A Cold Shower

Your Shot community member Robert Melgar offers a thrilling view of the 74-foot drop at the lower end of Oregon’s 230-foot Dry Creek Falls. “The difficulty was to keep the lens dry, and yes, the water was very cold!” he writes.

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Photograph by Robert Melgar, National Geographic Your Shot

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