James Island to Destruction Island, Washington


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Light visible in the Destruction Island Light in the morning
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We get water from the newest cistern on Destruction Island
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Roger Lamb getting dive-bombed by gulls on the Destruction Island Walkway
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Calm water in the lee of Destruction Island
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Morning inside James Island at low tide
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Paddling out of the knotch in James Island
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Roger Lamb paddling south from James Island
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Teahwhit Head
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Roger Lamb approaching Teahwhit Head
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Roger Lamb in front of the Giants Graveyard
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Rocky point south of La Push
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Giants Graveyard
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Mist in the trees over a sandy beach
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Looking back throuh a rock garden
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Another sea stack with a tree on top.
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Sandy beach past another rocky point
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Rock gardens leading up to Hoh Head
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Offshore rocks north of Hoh Head
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Roger Lamb rounding Hoh Head
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Landed for lunch behind Hoh Head
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Destruction Island visible from Hoh Head
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Roger Lamb approaching Desctruction Island
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Rounding the east shore of Desctruction Island
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First close-up view of the Desctruction Island lighthouse
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Ruins of the Coast Guard dock on Desctruction Island
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The walkway from the Coast Guard dock on Desctruction Island
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Rounding the south end of Desctruction Island
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The lighthouse and foghorn building on Desctruction Island
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Dead harbor seal in Desctruction Island cove
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Desctruction Island Lighthouse viewed from the south
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Worn rocks on south end of Desctruction Island
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Desctruction Island Lighthouse viewed from the south
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Roger Lamb returning to the Desctruction Island dock area
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Undermined foundation of the walkway from the Desctruction Island dock area
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Rocks and beaches around the Desctruction Island dock area
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Our camping beach in the Desctruction Island dock area
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The Desctruction Island dock area
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The walkway from the Desctruction Island dock area
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Our camping beach viewed from the Desctruction Island walkway
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Would you walk on this bridge? Could I resist?
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Someone else has cleared the path to the Destruction Island Lighthouse
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The Destruction Island Lighthouse
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The Destruction Island solar cell array
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The Destruction Island fog horn buildings
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Who trims and fertilizes the lawns on Destruction Island?
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Railroad tracks and walkways criss-cross Destruction Island
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Base of the Destruction Island Lighthouse and keepers house
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The Destruction Island Lighthouse
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The Destruction Island fog horn building
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Manicured lawns behind the Destruction Island fog horn building
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The Destruction Island Lighthouse
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Destruction Island is criss-crossed with walkways
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Old concrete pad on Destruction Island
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Newer iron heli-pad on Destruction Island
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Pathway leading to rail tracks to no-where
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Lighthouse over the heli-pad
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Pathway leading to rail tracks to no-where
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Destruction Island is criss-crossed with walkways
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I finally caught a picture of the Desctruction Island Caretakers
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Roger Lamb exploring Desctruction Island
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Destruction Island has many old cisterns
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Ruins of older houses on Destruction Island
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Old piston head on Destruction Island
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Old spiral stair tred on Destruction Island
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Destruction Island Lighthouse
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Who trims and fertilizes the lawns on Destruction Island?
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Destruction Island is criss-crossed with walkways
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Destruction Island Lighthouse
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Destruction Island fog horn building
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The rugged west shore of Destruction Island
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Someone else has cleared the path to the Destruction Island Lighthouse
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Roger Lamb on the ruins of the Coast Guard Destruction Island Pier
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Fortunately, this warning sign was facing away from the sea and I could not read it
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The delapidated walkway from the pier to Destruction Island
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The landing cove on Destruction Island
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The delapidated walkway from the pier to Destruction Island
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Roger Lamb on the ruins of the Coast Guard Destruction Island Pier
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View over the ruins of the Destruction Island pier to the mainland and south
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The ruins of the Coast Guard Pier on Destruction Island
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The landing cove on Destruction Island
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Our camping beach on Destruction Island
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Name the knot used to toss a line through a treebranch
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Sick bird at the tideline on Destruction Island
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Rocks past Cape Johnson
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Landed inside the lagoon in James Island
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A piece of flotsam, old glory in a drink bottle
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Sunset out the gap in James Island
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