Calling all explorers!
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1. Portland International Airport
Even if you’re not an airplane fan, this aerial gets you great zoom and detail.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portland_International_Airport
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2. Bonneville Dam
Situated on Bradford Island, on the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington, this massive structure offers great water-churning views.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonneville_Dam
3. Three Sisters
Zoom into mountain lakes, “nooks and crannies”, and other geological wonders of this Central Oregon landmark.
More info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Sisters_(Oregon)
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An incredible crater created by magma and steam.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hole-in-the-Ground
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5. Yaquina Bay
Located in Newport, this state recreation site is a great place to get a bird’s-eye view of water, sand, and boats.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaquina_Bay
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6. Oregon Dunes
Explore dunes, wispy sand formations, tide lines, and the Umpqua River.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Dunes
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7. Crater Lake
Visit Wizard Island, then take a hike around the rim before calling it a day.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crater_lake
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8. Hells Canyon
Ultimate challenge: Can you follow the Snake River through twists and turns and reservoirs to its origin?
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hells_Canyon
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9. Christmas Valley
It may look like crop circles from above, but zoom in and you’ll see that it’s really just giant fields of this city’s most popular agricultural commodity.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Valley
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10. Delta Park
Not only can you see the seven-stadium baseball park from above, but pan around to see both the Clackamas and Willamette Rivers.
More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Park
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