The following images were all taken near the same location, ~46.23261/124.07339:

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Dick Ryon loading kayaks in the morning at Fort Stevens State Park
Taken on 8/6/2007 .
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Dick Ryon launching in the morning at Fort Stevens State Park
Taken on 8/6/2007 .
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The intrepid kayaker reading at Fort Stevens, Oregon
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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We ran into a tide rip in the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Dick Ryon in a tide rip in the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Approaching the end of the south jetty of the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Dick Ryon approaching the end of the south jetty of the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Stellars sea lions on the end of the south jetty of the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Dick Ryon at the end of the south jetty of the Columbia River
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Our kayaks and gear at Fort Stevens State park near the south jetty
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Dick Ryon at Fort Stevens State park near the south jetty
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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A dead sea lion at Fort Stevens State park near the south jetty
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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Old road through the dunes at Fort Stevens State Park
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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My tent in the dune grass at Fort Stevens State Park
Taken on 8/5/2007 .
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South Jetty of the Columbia River
Taken on 7/4/2007 .
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Fort Stevens State Park Beach
Taken on 7/4/2007 .
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Kate at Fort Stevens State Park Beach
Taken on 7/4/2007 .
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Our campsite at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The kayaks hidden in the saw grass all night at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger rock climbing at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The surf looks OK in the morning at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The Coast Guard Helicopter looking for someone else at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger making it out through the surf at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The North Head Lighthouse from the water at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Looking back at the beach at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Traffic going behind the jetty into the Columbia River
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The end of the jetty entering the Columbia River
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The last picture the camera got before the wave hit while entering the Columbia River
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Cape Dissapointment from inside the Columbia River
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger in the channel to the town of Ilwaco
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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My boat on Sand Island in the state of Oregon!
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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A couple of kayakers I met on Sand Island
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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The intrepid kayaker after paddling all of Washington, on Sand Island in Oregon
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger Lamb after paddling all of Washington, on Sand Island in Oregon
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Approaching the town of Ilwaco
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger Lamb rounding the breakwater into the Ilwaco marina
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Roger Lamb and I after paddling all of Washington State
Taken on 8/16/2006 .
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Finally approaching North Head after a long day
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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Landed on the beach at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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People without wetsuts in 45F water at the beach at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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North Head viewed from the beach at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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Young faun at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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Julie, the friendly helfull ranger at Fort Canby State Park
Taken on 8/15/2006 .
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