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Image 1. A free-flowing river: the Smith River in northwestern Calfornia.
Most rivers have been turned into plumbing; free rivers are a precious
and wonderful thing to experience.


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Image 2. A free-flowing river: the Smith River in northwestern Calfornia.

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Image 3. The Clavey River flows free in this part of the central
Sierra Nevada foothills, California. Other portions of the Clavey,
a tributary of the Tuolumne River, are damned.


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Image 4. A freshwater marsh in Sierra Valley, northern Sierra Nevada, California.

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Image 5. The San Luis Wildlife Refuge,
a remnant of original San Joaquin Valley marsh.


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Image 6. The San Luis Wildlife Refuge,
a remnant of original San Joaquin Valley marsh.


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Image 7. A riparian area along the Kern River in the foothills
of the sourthern Sierra Nevada, California.

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Image 8. A large stream in the Opal Creek Wilderness, Cascades, Oregon.

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Image 9. A large stream in the Opal Creek Wilderness, Cascades, Oregon.

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Image 10. A tiny stream in the Opal Creek Wilderness, Cascades, Oregon.

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