Guess What Campground?

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:38 pm

treeplanter wrote:
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:40 pm
Caribou Island?
Yup, Caribou.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:44 pm

Ingo, I was just going to concur with treeplanter before you responded. The sunrise was a good hint. I thought that looked like Cemetery Island on the left.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:20 pm

I’ll try the new “guess where we are” thing.

Hints: Pic is taken on the Minong Trail, within 20 minutes of the McCargoe Cove Campground. It is a named landmark that is shown on most (all?) topo maps of Isle Royale. It is NOT shown on the IR map in the Greenstone newspaper. If you know your trees, especially genus/species, you should be able to figure this out.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:57 pm

Pine Mountain.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:16 pm

This one is maybe more difficult. I'd give a hint right away but I could be wrong.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:41 pm

Jrwiesz, Pine Mountain it is!


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:53 am

Midwest Ed, sunrise or sunset?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:11 pm

It's a sunset. I'm pretty sure you've seen that island to the left.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:55 pm

Tobin Harbor? Down by the dock?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:37 pm

Is that Beaver Island in Washington Harbor, from the end of the dock?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:42 pm

See. I knew the slightest hint would make it too easy.
Taken from the Tobin Harbor dock next to the Seaplane dock.
Here's the same location looking pretty much North
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There are some nice sunsets from there but the star watching has too much light pollution from Thunder Bay.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:25 pm

I've been to Tobin Harbor dozens of times. It just took me awhile to put it together.

Here's another campground pic.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Tortuga » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:29 pm

treeplanter wrote:
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:25 pm

Here's another campground pic.
Lane Cove


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:43 pm

No, not Lane Cove.

Hint #1, we had lunch on the dock.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:36 pm

I think I have it narrowed down to one of three places. My first guess is Birch Island?

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