Looking northeast, toward a Bonneville Power Administration wind farm on the crest of the Columbia River Gorge.
On this fascinating and beautiful drive, the terrain changes from dry grassy slopes in the photo above, to steppes hosting evergreen trees and shrubs.
Looking across the Columbia River to Washington, from Memaloose State Park, Oregon.
The Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean at Astoria, Oregon. The delta is spanned by this 4.0670 mi (6.545 km) bridge to the Long Beach Peninsula.
Looking out toward the Pacific Ocean at Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, WA.
The view from the banks of North Head Lighthouse.