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By Allen59
Taken from Mount Hamilton about two thirds of the way up to the Lick Observatory... one of my favorite drives. It's a little more than 19 miles to the observatory up Mt. Hamilton Road which rises over 4000 feet and has 365 curves, one for each day of the year. The views of the Santa Clara "Silicon" Valley are spectacular, and from the top you can clearly see San Francisco 50 miles to the north.
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1200x673px 932.54 KB
Shutter Speed
1/200 second
Focal Length
18 mm
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Date Taken
Feb 24, 2010, 1:59:30 PM
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FerdieE's avatar
That is a beautiful shot
Allen59's avatar
Thanks. I appreciate that.
bia-k's avatar
Wow, this is beautiful! I love the details, lights and the shot in general, amazing! :D
Allen59's avatar
Thanks. I sat there for quite some time watching the light change
bia-k's avatar
Wow, that was a lot of work. I gotta learn to have that much patience as well. It came out great :)
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Thanks. I had a great day for taking shots
broshsara's avatar
Beautiful photo!!!!!
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Thank you very much
broshsara's avatar
You are welcome:)
GinnyWeasley-13's avatar
This took my breath away.
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I appreciate that.
arielyiningloh's avatar
O_O That is AMAZING!!!!!!!!
So cool!!! I absolutely love it!!!! ^^

(the result of a sky/mountains freak seeing this picture...)
lol XD
Allen59's avatar
What's surprising is that probably 90% of the people in Silicon Valley have never taken this drive.
arielyiningloh's avatar
Seriously? That's a real loss for them!!!

The picture is so beautiful!!! ^^
PurestGreen's avatar
beautiful shaped hills :)
Allen59's avatar
Yes they are, and to watch them change from the green of winter to a golden hue in summer is beautiful.
FlorianHebel's avatar
Great View, the Clouds look so close to the Hills :)
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They were no more than 50 feet above my head.
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