September 27, 2010

the headwaters

Fall Colors
Fall colors at the headwaters of the Mississippi, Itasca State Park. Aerial views taken from atop the Aiton Heights Fire Tower.

en fuego
The Continental Divide. Points east of the ridge drain into the Gulf of Mexico via the Mississippi. Points west drain north into Hudson Bay via the Red River of the North.

southern edge continental divide
northern edge continental divide
A full panoramic vista of the Continental Divide. Click on the image for larger version.

Continental Divide