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Santa Paula Punch Bowl

The hike to Santa Paula Punch Bowl begins at the trailhead on Highway 150 (N Ojai Rd) between Ojai and the town of Santa Paula. The entrance to Thomas Aquinas College is next to the trailhead for a landmark. The hike follows Santa Paul Creek Canyon uphill to where the Punch Bowl has formed at […]

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Climax Springs Lookout Tower

Climax Springs Lookout Tower is located in Camden County Missouri at a highpoint along Canfield Ridge. It is situated on Missouri State Route 7, just 1.5 miles east of the community of Climax Springs. This community used to be a town, but the residents voted to dissolve the town in 2015, allowing the county to […]

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Vermilion Lake

Vermilion Lake (or Lake Vermilion) is a large freshwater lake in Northern Minnesota’s Arrowhead Region and Saint Louis County. The nearest towns are Tower and Soudan, but Cook is nearby to the west and Ely is just east. There are very few roads and towns north of the lake but you can explore that area […]

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Roosevelt Lake

Roosevelt Lake is named for Theodore Roosevelt and is located in both Cass & Crow Wing counties in Minnesota. The lake is located 150 miles north of Minneapolis on State Highway 6, which runs along the east side of the lake on the southern end and on the west side on the north end. The […]

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Lago General Carrera, Patagonia Region of Chile

The world lost a great conservationist on December 8th. Doug Tompkins, the co-founder of The North Face clothing company, died after a kayaking accident in Patagonia, a region he was very familiar with and had fought to protect. Sadly he met his fate on this large and beautiful lake on the border of Chile and […]

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Cushing Oklahoma Oil Storage Map

Oil prices are a factor of supply and demand. And with the price of oil dropping towards historic lows, there is no better evidence of the surplus of oil than Cushing Oklahoma. With a capacity of 85 million barrels, Cushing is the largest oil storage field in the United States. So what does 85 million […]

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