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The Superior Mirage of Mount Hood

January 15, 2015

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Today I discovered why mountains sometimes look bigger: Looking at Mount Hood, you are a standing y-axis on the ground with great distance on the x, between you two. 11,250 feet above its base, its icy spike chills the atmosphere. The air is dense, with compressed layers. Look up and imagine where that peak would […]