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One learns that the world, though made, is yet being made.
That this is still the morning of creation.
– John Muir

Scenic flight around Katmai’s Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes on August 17, 2004

Mount Mageik's northwest glacier Mount Mageik’s northwest glacier
Three of Mount Mageik's summits Three of Mount Mageik’s summits

The main summit is on the left
The north side of Mount Mageik's main 7,150-foot summit The north side of Mount Mageik’s main 7,150-foot summit
Mount Mageik's crater lake, which is just east of the main summit Mount Mageik’s crater lake, which is just east of the main summit
The active volcano 6,150-foot Mount Martin from the south The active 6,150-foot Mount Martin from the south
Mount Griggs presiding over the upper reaches of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes Mount Griggs presiding over the upper reaches of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

You can see Cerberus in the lower left, Falling in the center, Baked in the left center, and Broken in front of Griggs
6,115-foot Trident Volcano from the southeast 6,115-foot Trident Volcano from the southeast

You can see the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes stretching west beyond Trident’s summit
The park's namesake 6,715-foot Mount Katmai with its amazing crater lake seen from the southwest The park’s namesake 6,715-foot Mount Katmai with its amazing crater lake seen from the southwest
Mount Griggs seen over Mount Katmai's color-held crater lake Mount Griggs seen over Mount Katmai’s color-held crater lake
Mount Katmai's many summits seen from the south Mount Katmai’s many summits seen from the south

The main 6,715-foot summit is the large, shaded one in the center
Mount Katmai from the northwest Mount Katmai from the northwest

The main summit is left of center
Mount Griggs' upper northeast slopes Mount Griggs’ upper northeast slopes

Goodbye to our most excellent adventure
Gerry took the above photos on August 17, 2004
Copyright © 2001-2018 by Gerry Roach. All Rights Reserved.
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