The following images were all taken near the same location, ~49.96382/127.24449:

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My kayak almost ready to launch from Rugged Point
Taken on 7/16/2010 .
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Passing by Rugged Point on the way out
Taken on 7/16/2010 .
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A point on Union Island that we passed
Taken on 7/16/2010 .
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Rounding a point on Hohae Island
Taken on 7/16/2010 .
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Doug Hamilton back at Nordstom Creek
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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The tide goes way out at Rugged Point
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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Flowers found on a walk around Rugged Point
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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Doug Hamilton examines some mounted flotsum at Rugged Point
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The tide goes way out at Rugged Point
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Ken Kelton and Doug Hamilton at Rugged Point
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Ken Kelton and dritwood at Rugged Point
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There are trails across each arm of Rugged Point, this one has rope railings
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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This one has a wooden ladder
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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At low tide, you can skip the trails and walk around on the sand
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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Dave Harry takes the long way around (I walked the plank)
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Approaching Kapoose Creek where we camped
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There are fossils even near our camp at Kapoose Creek!
Taken on 7/15/2010 .
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I paddled up Kapoose Creek looking for fres water
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I paddled up Kapoose Creek looking for fresh water
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Garden growing on a snag in the middle of Kapoose Creek
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Doug Hamilton decided the water was fresh this far up Kapoose Creek
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A nursery log accorss Kapoose Creek prevents me from going any farther
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More kayaks come up Kapoose Creek looking for fresh water
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Flowers growin on the snag-garden in Kapoose Creek
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I can see sand and waves on the way back down Kapoose Creek
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Sunset at Rugged Point (the camera does not do it justice)
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The guys around the fire at Rugged Point
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Dave Harry capturing the sunset at Rugged Point
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Gordon Schanck capturing the sunset at Rugged Point
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Gills in the clouds near sunset at Rugged Point
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Sunset at Rugged Point (the camera does not do it justice)
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Don Barch walking the plank over the fire
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Tim Yarish walking the plank over the fire
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Doug Hamilton walking the plank over the fire
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Low tide kelp inside Rugged Point
Taken on 7/14/2010 .
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Rugged rocks on one of the arms of Rugged Point
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Rock gardening south of Rugged Point
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Goosneck barnacles north of Jurasic Point
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Rock gardening north of Jurasic Point
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Crack in the cliff on Union Island
Taken on 7/13/2010 .
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Cliffs on the south end of Union Island
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Approaching Rugged Point
Taken on 7/13/2010 .
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Rough water at the tip of Rugged Point
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Gordan Schanck in the calm water between arms of Rugged Point
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The entrance to the Suprise Island narrows.
Taken on 7/6/2010 .
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