Day 6: June 5 Continuing Down the Columbia - The Author's 2008 Columbia River Cruise - PixTraveler's Geographic Photo Galleries

This Google Earth tour map with photos traces the author's route past Bonneville Dam and the author's excursion to Mount Saint Helens.

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The Columbia Queen is Docked in Stevenson, WA till 4:00 AM. Tour Counter 0:25.
On the way downriver in the dark. In a holding pattern waiting to go through the lock at the Bonneville Dam. What a ride! Tour Counter 1:10.
Going through the lock at the Bonneville Dam. Tour Counter 1:38.
Passing Government Island and Portland, OR. Tour Counter 3:29.
Return to Kalama, WA and the Totem Poles. Tour Counter 5:10.
Docking at Rainier, OR. Tour Counter 6:14.
Start bus excursion to Mt. St. Helens. Tour Counter 7:24.

The GPS reception was poor during this excursion due to the mountains. Some of the photos and tracks are not correctly located. Also many of the views were obscured by clouds and liquid sunshine. A genuine Lewis and Clark experience.

At the Mt. St. Helens observation site. Tour Counter 7:56.
Return to the Columbia Queen. Tour Counter 9:47.
Evening and the Columbia Queen continues toward the coast. Tour Counter 10:03.
Midnight, passing Cooper and many other river islands. Tour Counter 11:29.

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