June 2012 - Waldo Canyon Fire Near Manitou Springs, Colorado Page 1 of 1

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#1 - June 23, 2012 - Map showing the Waldo Canyon Fire area relative to the nearby communities along Ute Pass and U.S. Highway 24.and Joe & Amanda's home, which is about 3 miles from the fire's southeast edge.
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#2 - June 24, 2012 - A U.S. Geodetic Survey map showing the latest extent of the Waldo Canyon Fire as of 6/24 @ 9:35 AM MDT in relation to Joe & Amanda's home, now about 2 miles away.
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#3 - June 24, 2012 - Google map showing Joe & Amanda's home and the route along U.S. Highway 24 up to the trailhead of Waldo Canyon.
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#4 - June 24, 2012 - A map shoing the Waldo Canyon Fire (red), the mandatory evacuation area (blue), the preliminary evavuation area (yellow), and Joe & Amanda's home (pink push pin).
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#5 - June 23, 2012 - A view of the smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire along the Front Range as viewed from 30th Street looking west. Pikes Peak, usually very visible , is somewhere in the smoke.
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#6 - June 23, 2012 - A tanker helicopter dumping water on the Waldo Canyon Fire near the Cedar Heights area.
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#7 - June 23, 2012 - A distant view of the smoke plume from the Waldo Canyon Fire.
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#8 - June 23, 2012 - A very distant view of the smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire along the Front Range. Pikes Peak is on the left.
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#9 - June 23, 2012 - A view of the smoke from the Waldo Canyon fire along the Front Range from a vantage point not far from our house above a new condominium complex at the intersection of Union Blvd. and Woodman Rd.
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#10 - June 23, 2012 - A view of the huge plume of smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire looking east from the summit of Pikes Peak (14,110 feet). Joe & Amanda's home is to the right of the base of the smoke. Our house is a distance (about 15 miles) behind the smoke, and the city of Colorado Springs is to the right.
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#11 - June 23, 2012 - A view of the Waldo Canyon Fire at night over the Front Range.
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#12 - June 24, 2012 - The sign at the overlook of Garden of the Gods on Mesa Road. Pikes Peak is shown behind the GoG rock formations and below the word "with"
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#13 - June 24, 2012 - About 6:00 PM MDT we took a ride to the overlook on Mesa Road above Garden of the Gods and took this panoramic view.
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#14 - June 24, 2012 6:00 PM MDT - A closer view of Garden of the Gods from the overlook on Mesa Road.
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#15 - June 24, 2012 6:00 PM MDT - Pikes Peak barely visible through the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire behind Garden of the Gods.
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#16 - June 24, 2012 6:00 PM MDT - Pikes Peak barely visible through the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire behind Garden of the Gods.
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#17 - June 24, 2012 6:00 PM MDT - A panoramic view just before sunset looking at the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire above Garden of the Gods from the overlook on Mesa Road.
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#18 - June 24, 2012 6:00 PM MDT - Just before sunset looking at the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire west and slightly north of Garden of the Gods from the overlook on Mesa Road.
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#19 - June 24, 2012 6:12 PM MDT - A panoramic view from North Nevada Ave. just before sunset looking west at the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire along the Front Range. Pikes Peak is towards the left.
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#20 - June 24, 2012 6:12 PM MDT - A view from North Nevada Ave. looking west over I-25 at the smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire along the Front Range.
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#21 - June 24, 2012 6:12 PM MDT - A telephoto view from North Nevada Ave. looking west at Pikes Peak through the smoke of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

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