The Dalles - George Purvis Photography
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Wind farm scenic in the Columbia River National Scenic Area

Friday's sunset illuminated the view through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area from high on Sevenmile road looking toward the east.

A wind farm with over 55 wind turbines visible in this photograph commandeered the horizon beyond the geographical boundaries of the National Scenic Area. There were another 50ish on the horizon to the right of this view.

To a wind energy proponent, the sight must be beautiful. To a naturalist, perhaps not so much.