Astoria Oregon 2017 — photo 42 of 52: Looking north-northeast, the low mid-afternoon winter sun creates a huge shadow from the historic (built 1926) 125-foot Astoria Column, the highest point in Astoria, Oregon. In the background, large cargo ships head up the Columbia River to the Portland metro area, about 100 river miles to the southeast. January 2017. Camera used: Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Panasonic Lumix 12-35mm f/2.8 zoom lens.
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