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A carpet of fiery maple leaves covers the entrance into the Oneonta Gorge along the Columbia River in Oregon. Steep canyon walls shaped by the power of the ice-cold melt water rise to either side. Hints of warm light enter through the dense canopy and set aglow the last golden leaves sparsely scattered around the moss-covered limbs of huge vine maples. Rain begins to fall and much of the beauty is lost.

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