Azure Lake & Haystack Mountain

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This is Haystack Mountain glowing a dull sandy white hue in this image lensed while flying and exploring the wilderness areas of the Wasatch National Forest east of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The clouds provide an occluded cover, diffusing the bright sunlight over the Provo River Watershed around Haystack Mountain and Murdoch Basin.

Sitting just outside the western of the Uinta Mountains, this area is known as Lake Country and is home to numerous glacial lakes that dot the landscape. Haystack Mountain is a wonderful place to camp and hike, and the lakes sitting to the bottom left of the mountain are famous for their fishing.

The lake at the very bottom middle of Haystack Mountain is Azure Lake and to the right of that is Shadow Lake and further to the right on the far right side of the image is Washington Lake.

The lake towards the bottom of this image and slightly in from the right side is Haystack  Lake and the one all by itself toward the bottom middle of this image is  Blue Lake.

Above Haystack Mountain in the background distance lies Mount Watson,  Notch Mountain, Reids Peak, and Mount Marsell. Then on the other side of this range is the state of Wyoming.

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