Grande Ronde River Valley, Umatilla National Forest

A landscape of hilly, dissected terrain with a mix of open ground, partly-wooded slopes, and coniferous forest

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Taken on Jun. 8, 2007

This view of the Grande Ronde River valley from Umatilla National Forest shows a landscape typical of the Blue Mountains, where the vegetation cover varies significantly by elevation and microclimate, driven by changes in moisture availability.

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© US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Region

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