Pictures and videos from Alapaha Rise, Sabal Trail pipeline, Five Holes, and Alapaha and Withlacoochee Confluences on the Suwannee River 2015-08-15

From Douglas and Tifton, Georgia through Florida to South America and South Africa, WWALS banner at Five Holes 30.4181843, -83.1553879 they ate bon-bons and floated and climbed to see springs, caves, and said what they thought about the Sabal Trail pipeline proposing to gouge across the Suwannee River, on the WWALS Outing Saturday August 15th 2015.

Preparing at Gibson Park 30.4374065, -83.0932236

Preparing at Gibson Park 30.4374065, -83.0932236
Preparing at Gibson Park
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Limestone 30.4374065, -83.0932236
Limestone
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Movie: Chris Mericle saying what we will see (110M) 30.4374065, -83.0932236
Movie: Chris Mericle saying what we will see (110M)
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Upstream on the Suwannee River 30.4372501, -83.0931778

Upstream on the Suwannee River 30.4372501, -83.0931778
Upstream on the Suwannee River
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Paddling up the Suwannee 30.4372501, -83.0931778
Paddling up the Suwannee
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Alapaha Rise 30.4384117, -83.0894699

Alapaha Rise 30.4384117, -83.0894699
Alapaha Rise
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Limestone strata in Alapaha Rise 30.4384117, -83.0894699
Limestone strata in Alapaha Rise
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Rope swing in Alapaha Rise 30.4384117, -83.0894699
Rope swing in Alapaha Rise
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Looking downstream from Alapaha Rise 30.4384117, -83.0894699
Looking downstream from Alapaha Rise
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Alapaha Confluence 30.4384117, -83.0894699

Alapaha Confluence 30.4384117, -83.0894699
Alapaha Confluence
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Boats at Alapaha Confluence 30.4365768, -83.0963593
Boats at Alapaha Confluence
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Looking upstream to Alapaha Confluence 30.4363899, -83.0971374
Looking upstream to Alapaha Confluence
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Sand beach stop 30.4191723, -83.1344604

Sand beach stop 30.4191723, -83.1344604
Sand beach stop
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Gretchen and a bon-bon at sand beach KIMG1606 30.4191723, -83.1344604
Gretchen and a bon-bon at sand beach KIMG1606
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Movie: Rob from South Africa on the rope swing (5.2M) 30.4191723, -83.1344604
Movie: Rob from South Africa on the rope swing (5.2M)
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Swimming at sand beach 30.4193954, -83.1344223
Swimming at sand beach
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Kayaks at sand beach 30.4193954, -83.1344223
Kayaks at sand beach
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Patrick Kunes 30.4197025, -83.1346893
Patrick Kunes
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Boats at Spring 30.4189396, -83.1495514

Boats at Spring 30.4189396, -83.1495514
Boats at Spring
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Paddle at Spring 30.4188232, -83.1491775
Paddle at Spring
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Flotilla landing 30.4188232, -83.1491775
Flotilla landing
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Beach at Five Holes 30.4177494, -83.1547851

Beach at Five Holes 30.4177494, -83.1547851
Beach at Five Holes
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Dan Coleman at Five Holes 30.4177494, -83.1547851
Dan Coleman at Five Holes
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Suwannee River at Five Holes 30.4177494, -83.1547851
Suwannee River at Five Holes
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Sign at Five Holes 30.4177494, -83.1547851
Sign at Five Holes
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Climbing at Five Holes 30.4176197, -83.1545715
Climbing at Five Holes
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Upwards at Five Holes 30.4176197, -83.1545715
Upwards at Five Holes
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Trail along Five Holes 30.4177608, -83.1548080
Trail along Five Holes
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Movie: Dan Coleman: agua aqui at Five Holes (12M) 30.4177608, -83.1548080
Movie: Dan Coleman: agua aqui at Five Holes (12M)
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Swimming in Five Holes 30.4180031, -83.1554413
Swimming in Five Holes
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Movie: Debra Bearden Lister: he can swim out now! at Five Holes (9.6M) 30.4180031, -83.1554413
Movie: Debra Bearden Lister: he can swim out now! at Five Holes (9.6M)
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Patrick Kunes into Five Holes 30.4179916, -83.1554184
Patrick Kunes into Five Holes
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Spectators at Five Holes 30.4179916, -83.1554184
Spectators at Five Holes
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The waters fine! at Five Holes 30.4183006, -83.1553268
The waters fine! at Five Holes
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WWALS banner at Five Holes 30.4181843, -83.1553879
WWALS banner at Five Holes
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Movie: Its cold! in Five Holes (23M) 30.4181843, -83.1553879
Movie: Its cold! in Five Holes (23M)
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Onwards past the second of Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Onwards past the second of Five Holes
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Through the arch at Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Through the arch at Five Holes
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Movie: Deanna leads the way through Five Holes (13M) 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Movie: Deanna leads the way through Five Holes (13M)
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Third hole at Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Third hole at Five Holes
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Swimmers in Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Swimmers in Five Holes
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Alex emerges at Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Alex emerges at Five Holes
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Movie: Alex and the air pocket at Five Holes (75M) 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Movie: Alex and the air pocket at Five Holes (75M)
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Patrick Kunes emerges at Five Holes 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Patrick Kunes emerges at Five Holes
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Movie: Patrick Kunes: piece of cake! at Five Holes (151M) 30.4181557, -83.1555099
Movie: Patrick Kunes: piece of cake! at Five Holes (151M)
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Waiting at Five Holes 30.4178161, -83.1553116
Waiting at Five Holes
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Another at Five Holes 30.4177475, -83.1552658
Another at Five Holes
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Palmetto spectators at Five Holes 30.4177704, -83.1552124
Palmetto spectators at Five Holes
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The outlet at Five Holes 30.4177399, -83.1552353
The outlet at Five Holes
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Relaxing outside Five Holes 30.4177399, -83.1552353
Relaxing outside Five Holes
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Out of the water at Five Holes 30.4177761, -83.1553192
Out of the water at Five Holes
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The exit at Five Holes 30.4174976, -83.1550674
The exit at Five Holes
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From Five Holes upstream on the Suwannee River 30.4176731, -83.1552887
From Five Holes upstream on the Suwannee River
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Limestone exit of Five Holes 30.4176578, -83.1552811
Limestone exit of Five Holes
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Deanna and Chris Mericle leading the expedition 30.4176578, -83.1552811

Deanna and Chris Mericle leading the expedition 30.4176578, -83.1552811
Deanna and Chris Mericle leading the expedition
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Chris Mericle points the way 30.4140339, -83.1582641
Chris Mericle points the way
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Chris Mericle built the kiosk at Suwannee Campsites 30.4140339, -83.1582641
Chris Mericle built the kiosk at Suwannee Campsites
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Sabal Trail stop 30.4074993, -83.1562271

Sabal Trail stop 30.4074993, -83.1562271
Sabal Trail stop
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Getting out for Sabal Trail 30.4074993, -83.1562271
Getting out for Sabal Trail
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On the beach at Sabal Trail 30.4069996, -83.1566543
On the beach at Sabal Trail
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Wading at Sabal Trail 30.4069996, -83.1566543
Wading at Sabal Trail
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Sabal Trail survey flag and Ashlie Prain 30.4071464, -83.1569366
Sabal Trail survey flag and Ashlie Prain
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Gathering at Sabal Trail survey flag 30.4071464, -83.1569366
Gathering at Sabal Trail survey flag
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Movie: Gathering at Sabal Trail proposed pipeline crossing (45M) 30.4071464, -83.1569366
Movie: Gathering at Sabal Trail proposed pipeline crossing (45M)
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Movie: Deanna organizes the picture at Sabal Trail proposed crossing (17M) 30.4071464, -83.1569366
Deanna organizes the picture at Sabal Trail proposed crossing

Movie: Deanna organizes the picture at Sabal Trail proposed crossing (17M) 30.4071464, -83.1569366
Movie: Deanna organizes the picture at Sabal Trail proposed crossing (17M)
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Boats at Sabal Trail survey flag 30.4070911, -83.1565857
Boats at Sabal Trail survey flag
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WWALS banner at Sabal Trail survey flag 30.4070911, -83.1565857
WWALS banner at Sabal Trail survey flag
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Pipeline No! at Sabal Trail survey flag 30.4070911, -83.1565857
Pipeline No! at Sabal Trail survey flag
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WWALS says no to Sabal Trail 30.4069958, -83.1566162
WWALS says no to Sabal Trail
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Thumbs down on Sabal Trail 30.4071293, -83.1568298
Thumbs down on Sabal Trail
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Movie: Thumbs down at Sabal Trail proposed crossing (8.5M) 30.4071293, -83.1568298
Movie: Thumbs down at Sabal Trail proposed crossing (8.5M)
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Movie: How many pipelines do we want? None! When do we want it? Never! (15M) 30.4071293, -83.1568298
How many pipelines do we want?

Movie: How many pipelines do we want? None! When do we want it? Never! (15M) 30.4071293, -83.1568298
Movie: How many pipelines do we want? None! When do we want it? Never! (15M)
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1280x720 1280x720 Movie: How many pipelines do we want? None! When do we want it? Never! (15M)

WWALS pointer says no Sabal Trail 30.4070854, -83.1569519
WWALS pointer says no Sabal Trail
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Power line right of way 30.4012489, -83.1585998

Power line right of way 30.4012489, -83.1585998
Power line right of way
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Power line right of way boats 30.4012489, -83.1585998
Power line right of way boats
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Movie: Bend in the Suwannee River (9.1M) 30.4012489, -83.1585998
Movie: Bend in the Suwannee River (9.1M)
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Langdale weed (chamber bitter) closeup 30.4006328, -83.1591949

Langdale weed (chamber bitter) closeup 30.4006328, -83.1591949
Langdale weed (chamber bitter) closeup
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Langdale weed (chamber bitter) on beach 30.4006328, -83.1591949
Langdale weed (chamber bitter) on beach
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Existing gas pipeline crossing closeup 30.3917808, -83.1682968

Existing gas pipeline crossing closeup 30.3917808, -83.1682968
Existing gas pipeline crossing closeup
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Existing gas pipeline crossing context 30.3917808, -83.1682968
Existing gas pipeline crossing context
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Left bank Suwannee River 30.3917236, -83.1683578
Left bank Suwannee River
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Left bank pipeline crossing 30.3917236, -83.1683578
Left bank pipeline crossing
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Spring 30.3917084, -83.1683578

Spring 30.3917084, -83.1683578
Spring
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Movie: A spring on the Suwannee River (3.7M) 30.3917084, -83.1683578
Movie: A spring on the Suwannee River (3.7M)
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Boat Ramp, Suwannee RSP 30.3879223, -83.1694946

Boat Ramp, Suwannee RSP 30.3879223, -83.1694946
Boat Ramp, Suwannee RSP
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Railroad bridge, Suwannee RSP 30.3879223, -83.1694946
Railroad bridge, Suwannee RSP
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Railroad bridge and Withlacoochee Confluence 30.3856888, -83.1705932

Railroad bridge and Withlacoochee Confluence 30.3856888, -83.1705932
Railroad bridge and Withlacoochee Confluence
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Withlacoochee Confluence and railroad bridge 30.3856888, -83.1705932
Withlacoochee Confluence and railroad bridge
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Beach at Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3856888, -83.1705932

Beach at Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3856888, -83.1705932
Beach at Suwanacoochee Spring
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Ashlie Prain at Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3857822, -83.1716156
Ashlie Prain at Suwanacoochee Spring
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Swimming outside Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3869076, -83.1716308
Swimming outside Suwanacoochee Spring
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Movie: Its freezing! Suwanacoochee Spring on Withlacoochee River (3.8M) 30.3869076, -83.1716308
Movie: Its freezing! Suwanacoochee Spring on Withlacoochee River (3.8M)
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Inside wall, Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3867264, -83.1715927
Inside wall, Suwanacoochee Spring
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Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3867416, -83.1715927
Suwanacoochee Spring
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Boiling out from Suwanacoochee Spring 30.3867416, -83.1715927
Boiling out from Suwanacoochee Spring
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Traffic at Suwannee SP Boat Ramp 30.3876629, -83.1685181

Traffic at Suwannee SP Boat Ramp 30.3876629, -83.1685181
Traffic at Suwannee SP Boat Ramp
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Pictures and videos from Alapaha Rise, Sabal Trail pipeline, Five Holes, and Alapaha and Withlacoochee Confluences on the Suwannee River 2015-08-15

Video by John S. Quarterman for WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS),
Lowndes County, Georgia, .

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