Summer Solstice Pictures 2013

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Green Bay in blue and green

All the pictures in this post were taken at Peninsula State Park in Door County, Wisconsin.

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Eagle Bluff Lighthouse

A light still warns the ships from the top of the lighthouse, but the house itself is now a museum.

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Eagle Bluff Lighthouse living quarters

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These are the bluffs near Eagle Tower.  Notice the cliffs rising behind the trees.

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A good place to take pictures is a little beach near the bicycle parking lot at the terminus of the Sunset Trail across the harbor from Fish Creek.  (This area used to be under water, but is now mostly dry because the water level of Lake Michigan has dropped).

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During most of the year, the sun sets behind the bluffs of the town of Fish Creek, but around the time of the Summer Solstice the sun sets over the harbor.

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Around the time of the Summer Solstice, the sun sets far in the north.  This makes for some beautiful water reflections with sailboat silhouettes.

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