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Sunrise over hills
September 4, 2010

Painted Hills, Oregon Sunrise

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Sunrise on the Painted Hills at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Painted Hills, Oregon. I had to travel three hours on very rural winding country roads in the dark, with steep drop-offs to get there for this opening shot of the day!

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)



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