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Astoria Column

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Sunday September 30, 2012

Astoria, OR (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The Astoria Column is a tower overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River on Coxcomb Hill in the city of Astoria in the U.S. state of Oregon. Built in 1926, the concrete and steel structure is part of a 30-acre (120,000 m2) city park. The 125-foot (38 m)-tall column has a 164-step spiral staircase ascending to an observation deck at the top and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 1974.(Wikipedia)

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Image Description: The Astoria Column is a tower overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River on Coxcomb Hill in the city of Astoria in the U.S. state of Oregon. Built in 1926, the concrete and steel structure is part of a 30-acre (120,000 m2) city park. The 125-foot (38 m)-tall column has a 164-step spiral staircase ascending to an observation deck at the top and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 1974.(Wikipedia)

Manufacturer: Canon

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Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 10.0 Windows

Artist: Kristina Rinell

Copyright: Kristina Rinell, 2012 (Photographer) - (Editor)

Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.

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Focal Length: 18.0 mm

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White Balance: Manual white balance

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7. trailhiker44
4:06 PM GMT on October 03, 2012
What a beautiful column- love the engravings !
And thanks for the info provided !
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6. ColoradoKat
5:45 PM GMT on October 02, 2012
Cool! What a unique structure! That is one
tall piece of art! I bet the view from the
top would be incredible!
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5. Bluesmaster
3:37 PM GMT on October 02, 2012
Nicely done Kristina!
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4. got2dogs
2:53 PM GMT on October 02, 2012
interesting structure and thanks for the commentary!
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3. line
12:20 PM GMT on October 02, 2012
beautiful!!
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2. mike1973
5:19 AM GMT on October 02, 2012
Kristina, Wikipedia had a photography contest that ended this morning. They were looking for photographs of monuments and places on the NRHP. I hope you had a chance to submit this one. Very nice.
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1. gilg72
5:05 AM GMT on October 02, 2012
Wonderful photo, and great commentary with it. Don't know how long it would take me to climb this stairway.
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kristinarinell

A collection of photos from Gold Beach 2013 can be found if you click on my website below. ------------------------------------------------- - I'm lucky enough to live by the beach on the central Oregon Coast. I love to take pictures and always have my camera in my pocket, just in case. I'm totally impressed by all the awesome pictures posted here and it's fun with all the comments and rating. The feedback on my photos are also very much appreciated.-Kristina

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