Punta Arena, Isla Angel de la Guarda.


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Launching from Palm Valley in the morning to start home
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Stopping at Punta Arena to do some beachcombing
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Salt marsh margin at Punta Arena on Isla Angel de la Guarda
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Sunrise from Palm Valley
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Palm valley viewed from the water as I went for a day paddle
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Rocky point north of Palm Valley
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My tent in John's Palm Valley
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The intrepid kayaker at False Palm Beach
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John Weed at False Palm Beach
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The intrepid kayaker posing in John's Palm Valley
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John Somers and Don Fleming paddling up the east shore of Ilsa Angel de la Guarda
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The east shore of Ilsa Angel de la Guarda south of Punta Arena
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Dave Harry in calm water on the east shore of Ilsa Angel de la Guarda
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We called this beach on Punta Arena the False Palm Beach
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Dave Harry and John Weed on False Palm Beach
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Fata Morgana optical illusion over Isla el Estanque
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John Weed's Palm Valley, no palms visible up the arroyo
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Weed seed pods in John's Palm Valley
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The one palm tree near the beach in Palm Valley
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Eliphant tree in the Palm Valley
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John Somers next to the first adult palm tree in Palm Valley
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The intrepid kayaker posing in front of a tree in Palm Valley
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Giant wasp in Palm Valley
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Rattlesnake in Palm Valley
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Rattlesnake in Palm Valley.
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A second adult palm tree in Palm Valley
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Doug Hamilton in front of a third adult palm tree in Palm Valley
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John Somers and Don Fleming in front of tree in Palm Valley
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Palm seeds in Palm Valley
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A classic double palm tree in Palm Valley
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Group photo in front of the douple palms
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There were fewer than a dozen palms in this whole valley
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Cave in the wall of Palm Valley
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John Somers hiking in Palm Valley
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Feral cat prints in the sand of Palm Valley
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Dry waterfall in Palm Valley
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Don Fleming hiking in Palm Valley
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Mammiary cactus in Palm Valley
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Eliphant tree stump in Palm Valley
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Palm valley continues for a long time with not more palm trees
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Don Fleming and John Somers climing a rock in Palm Valley
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John Weed and Doug Hamilton in Palm Valley
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John Weed calls this area the Color Room
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John Weed, Dave Harry and Don Fleming climbing down from the Color Room
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Back to the mouth of Palm Valley to camp for the night
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