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SRS

[The Sill is always open for Suwannee River water, 09:50:32, 30.804, -82.4177]
The Sill is always open for Suwannee River water, 09:50:32, 30.8040000, -82.4177000

[Some deadfall, but not enough to stop the water, 09:51:04, 30.8039456, -82.4176042]
Some deadfall, but not enough to stop the water, 09:51:04, 30.8039456, -82.4176042

[Some obstructions, but not much, 09:51:27, 30.8039489, -82.4176734]
Some obstructions, but not much, 09:51:27, 30.8039489, -82.4176734

[View along the east (upstream) side of the Sill, 09:50:35, 30.8041139, -82.4175016]
View along the east (upstream) side of the Sill, 09:50:35, 30.8041139, -82.4175016

[View south along the bottom (downstream) side of the Sill, 09:51:07, 30.8039456, -82.4176042]
View south along the bottom (downstream) side of the Sill, 09:51:07, 30.8039456, -82.4176042

Access

[Parking, Suwannee River Sill, 09:41:33, 30.8039080, -82.4192722]
Parking, Suwannee River Sill, 09:41:33, 30.8039080, -82.4192722

[You can put in here, 09:51:08, 30.8039456, -82.4176042]
You can put in here, 09:51:08, 30.8039456, -82.4176042

[View up to the car park, 09:51:32, 30.8039489, -82.4176734]
View up to the car park, 09:51:32, 30.8039489, -82.4176734

[A boat downstream, 09:52:34, 30.8039038, -82.4181508]
A boat downstream, 09:52:34, 30.8039038, -82.4181508

[Putting in, 09:53:36, 30.8039040, -82.4181510]
Putting in, 09:53:36, 30.8039040, -82.4181510

Up the Suwannee River behind the Sill

[The river looks different behind the Sill, 09:55:04, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
The river looks different behind the Sill, 09:55:04, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Suwannee River coming in below the Sill, 09:41:28, 30.8039080, -82.4192722]
Suwannee River coming in below the Sill, 09:41:28, 30.8039080, -82.4192722

[Boats coming up the river, 09:55:39, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
Boats coming up the river, 09:55:39, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Roots, 09:57:35, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
Roots, 09:57:35, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Bend to the right, 09:57:38, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
Bend to the right, 09:57:38, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Boats following, 09:57:41, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
Boats following, 09:57:41, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Selfie with boats, 09:57:48, 30.8044076, -82.4195093]
Selfie with boats, 09:57:48, 30.8044076, -82.4195093

[Getting narrow, 10:01:28]
Getting narrow, 10:01:28

[Photographing a photographer, 10:01:33]
Photographing a photographer, 10:01:33

[Maybe a slough? 10:03:04]
Maybe a slough? 10:03:04

[Driftwood, 10:04:20]
Driftwood, 10:04:20

Which way?

[Let's try this way, 10:04:22, 30.8060028, -82.4184274]
Let's try this way, 10:04:22, 30.8060028, -82.4184274

[Overhanging branches, 10:04:51, 30.8060414, -82.4186229]
Overhanging branches, 10:04:51, 30.8060414, -82.4186229

[Right bend, 10:08:07, 30.8065746, -82.4193205]
Right bend, 10:08:07, 30.8065746, -82.4193205

[Boats coming along, 10:08:10, 30.8065746, -82.4193205]
Boats coming along, 10:08:10, 30.8065746, -82.4193205

[Dan leading the way, 10:09:45, 30.8066703, -82.4187932]
Dan leading the way, 10:09:45, 30.8066703, -82.4187932

[Land stop, 10:13:58]
Land stop, 10:13:58

Deadfall

[Across the deadfall, 10:15:55]
Across the deadfall, 10:15:55

[Very twisted tree, 10:18:23]
Very twisted tree, 10:18:23

[Sentinel trees on the right bank, 10:18:29, 30.8072193, -82.4188082]
Sentinel trees on the right bank, 10:18:29, 30.8072193, -82.4188082

Tea water

[Tea-colored water in two branches, 10:26:38]
Tea-colored water in two branches, 10:26:38

[Let's try to the left, 10:26:40, 30.8081479, -82.4195635]
Let's try to the left, 10:26:40, 30.8081479, -82.4195635

[Very shallow, 10:27:32]
Very shallow, 10:27:32

[Excellent tannic acid color, 10:27:34]
Excellent tannic acid color, 10:27:34

Back downstream

[There she goes, 10:27:35, 30.8079262, -82.4197075]
There she goes, 10:27:35, 30.8079262, -82.4197075

[Blackwater (deeper) again, 10:29:05]
Blackwater (deeper) again, 10:29:05

[Deadfalls, 10:33:32]
Deadfalls, 10:33:32

[Gretchen and the pack, 10:37:08]
Gretchen and the pack, 10:37:08

[One more bend, 10:41:24, 30.8049634, -82.4189094]
One more bend, 10:41:24, 30.8049634, -82.4189094

[No undergrowth, 10:41:39, 30.8049210, -82.4190750]
No undergrowth, 10:41:39, 30.8049210, -82.4190750

[But many red fruit, 10:41:43, 30.8049210, -82.4190750]
But many red fruit, 10:41:43, 30.8049210, -82.4190750

Downstream on the main river

[Deeper with the flow from the gates, 10:43:53, 30.8041118, -82.4195849]
Deeper with the flow from the gates, 10:43:53, 30.8041118, -82.4195849

[Riverbank, 10:43:55, 30.8041118, -82.4195849]
Riverbank, 10:43:55, 30.8041118, -82.4195849

[Gretchen, 10:43:57, 30.8041118, -82.4195849]
Gretchen, 10:43:57, 30.8041118, -82.4195849

[Hairpin bend, 10:45:11]
Hairpin bend, 10:45:11

[Straight river, 10:50:30, 30.8021850, -82.4214042]
Straight river, 10:50:30, 30.8021850, -82.4214042

CTM

[Gretchen and a cypress on the bank, 10:55:53, 30.8012606, -82.4225956]
Gretchen and a cypress on the bank, 10:55:53, 30.8012606, -82.4225956

[Gretchen, cypress, mistletoe, bank, river, 10:56:10, 30.8012610, -82.4225960]
Gretchen, cypress, mistletoe, bank, river, 10:56:10, 30.8012610, -82.4225960

[Gretchen, cypress, mistletoe, boats, 10:56:13, 30.8012610, -82.4225960]
Gretchen, cypress, mistletoe, boats, 10:56:13, 30.8012610, -82.4225960

[Red river water, 11:04:32, 30.7988077, -82.4240784]
Red river water, 11:04:32, 30.7988077, -82.4240784

[Mistletoe, boats, river, 11:04:35, 30.7988077, -82.4240784]
Mistletoe, boats, river, 11:04:35, 30.7988077, -82.4240784

Gnarly trees

[Left under the gnarly tree, 11:05:57, 30.7991236, -82.4249847]
Left under the gnarly tree, 11:05:57, 30.7991236, -82.4249847

[Another gnarly tree, 11:07:03, 30.7993697, -82.4255204]
Another gnarly tree, 11:07:03, 30.7993697, -82.4255204

[People on the right bank, 11:07:04, 30.7993697, -82.4255204]
People on the right bank, 11:07:04, 30.7993697, -82.4255204

[More people, 11:07:05, 30.7993697, -82.4255204]
More people, 11:07:05, 30.7993697, -82.4255204

[Unnatural rocks by a tree, 11:09:00, 30.7993700, -82.4255200]
Unnatural rocks by a tree, 11:09:00, 30.7993700, -82.4255200

Grass

[Green grass, 11:12:31, 30.8554521, -82.6584490]
Green grass, 11:12:31, 30.8554521, -82.6584490

[The pack, 11:13:42]
The pack, 11:13:42

[More grass, 11:14:20, 30.7984413, -82.4264094]
More grass, 11:14:20, 30.7984413, -82.4264094

[Narrow red water, 11:16:43, 30.7973227, -82.4275757]
Narrow red water, 11:16:43, 30.7973227, -82.4275757

[Still more grass, 11:17:55, 30.7972050, -82.4278273]
Still more grass, 11:17:55, 30.7972050, -82.4278273

[On down, 11:17:57, 30.7971433, -82.4280239]
On down, 11:17:57, 30.7971433, -82.4280239

[Bulbous trunks, 11:18:36]
Bulbous trunks, 11:18:36

[Left bend coming, 11:18:44, 30.7971480, -82.4284544]
Left bend coming, 11:18:44, 30.7971480, -82.4284544

[Yellow and red water, 11:21:17, 30.7970167, -82.4293755]
Yellow and red water, 11:21:17, 30.7970167, -82.4293755

[Rounding the bend, 11:21:19, 30.7970167, -82.4293755]
Rounding the bend, 11:21:19, 30.7970167, -82.4293755

Colors

[20191208_112121, 11:21:21, 30.7970167, -82.4293755]
20191208_112121, 11:21:21, 30.7970167, -82.4293755

[Red water, green grass, 11:22:19]
Red water, green grass, 11:22:19

[Right bend coming up, 11:22:21]
Right bend coming up, 11:22:21

No trees

[See through the trees to an empty area, 11:26:04, 30.7953858, -82.4312771]
See through the trees to an empty area, 11:26:04, 30.7953858, -82.4312771

[Empty to the right of the bend, 11:28:18, 30.7956, -82.4325]
Empty to the right of the bend, 11:28:18, 30.7956000, -82.4325000

[Colorful for winter, 11:28:37, 30.7956004, -82.4330028]
Colorful for winter, 11:28:37, 30.7956004, -82.4330028

[Even more colors, 11:30:49, 30.7952738, -82.4345599]
Even more colors, 11:30:49, 30.7952738, -82.4345599

End of the Refuge

[Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, 11:33:52, 30.7943270, -82.4359550]
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, 11:33:52, 30.7943270, -82.4359550

[Closer ONWR sign, 11:33:43, 30.7943272, -82.4359553]
Closer ONWR sign, 11:33:43, 30.7943272, -82.4359553

[Distant Okefenokee NWR sign, 11:33:36, 30.7943272, -82.4359553]
Distant Okefenokee NWR sign, 11:33:36, 30.7943272, -82.4359553

Missing

[Bare shore, 11:45:26,]
Bare shore, 11:45:26,

[Deadfall, 11:45:28,]
Deadfall, 11:45:28,

TiR

[Tree in river, 11:46:52, 30.7917215, -82.4391681]
Tree in river, 11:46:52, 30.7917215, -82.4391681

[Gretchen and split tree in river, 11:47:19, 30.7917215, -82.4391681]
Gretchen and split tree in river, 11:47:19, 30.7917215, -82.4391681

Bay Creek

[Sandy left bend, 11:47:23, 30.7917220, -82.4391680]
Sandy left bend, 11:47:23, 30.7917220, -82.4391680

[Swirls of yellow and red, 11:48:42, 30.7920363, -82.4401299]
Swirls of yellow and red, 11:48:42, 30.7920363, -82.4401299

[Rainbow bank, 11:48:44, 30.7920363, -82.4401299]
Rainbow bank, 11:48:44, 30.7920363, -82.4401299

[Round rainbow, 11:48:45, 30.7920363, -82.4401299]
Round rainbow, 11:48:45, 30.7920363, -82.4401299

[Nice day, 11:50:03]
Nice day, 11:50:03

PM

[Palmettos, 11:55:57, 30.7887384, -82.4450926]
Palmettos, 11:55:57, 30.7887384, -82.4450926

[Closeup palmettos, and is that river access?, 11:56:01, 30.7887384, -82.4450926]
Closeup palmettos, and is that river access?, 11:56:01, 30.7887384, -82.4450926

[Left bend with deadfall, 11:56:03, 30.7887384, -82.4450926]
Left bend with deadfall, 11:56:03, 30.7887384, -82.4450926

[Verdant right bank, 11:57:25, 30.7885, -82.4450926]
Verdant right bank, 11:57:25, 30.7885000, -82.4450926

[Gretchen, sandbar, 11:59:46, 30.78787, -82.4445]
Gretchen, sandbar, 11:59:46, 30.7878700, -82.4445000

Marks

[Blue-marked tree, 12:00:32, 30.7875380, -82.4440192]
Blue-marked tree, 12:00:32, 30.7875380, -82.4440192

[Another, 12:00:33, 30.7875380, -82.4440192]
Another, 12:00:33, 30.7875380, -82.4440192

[Gretchen photographing, 12:00:53, 30.7875380, -82.4440192]
Gretchen photographing, 12:00:53, 30.7875380, -82.4440192

[Another right bend, 12:00:57, 30.7873288, -82.4440995]
Another right bend, 12:00:57, 30.7873288, -82.4440995

[Wide sand beach on the left, 12:03:45,]
Wide sand beach on the left, 12:03:45,

Griffis Fish Camp

[In sight, 12:06:45,]
In sight, 12:06:45,

[People on the beach, 12:07:49, 30.7847103, -82.4468868]
People on the beach, 12:07:49, 30.7847103, -82.4468868

[Closer people on the beach, 12:08:07, 30.7847103, -82.4468868]
Closer people on the beach, 12:08:07, 30.7847103, -82.4468868

[Gretchen coming in, 12:10:42, 30.7845780, -82.4465810]
Gretchen coming in, 12:10:42, 30.7845780, -82.4465810

Banners

[Get the banners, 12:11:53, 30.7845787, -82.4465769]
Get the banners, 12:11:53, 30.7845787, -82.4465769

[Boat as camera holder, 12:12:41, 30.7845790, -82.4465770]
Boat as camera holder, 12:12:41, 30.7845790, -82.4465770

[Well, we made it, 12:20:50, 30.7845483, -82.4466085]
Well, we made it, 12:20:50, 30.7845483, -82.4466085

GFCL

[Griffis Fish Camp Landing, 12:21:03, 30.7845480, -82.4466090]
Griffis Fish Camp Landing, 12:21:03, 30.7845480, -82.4466090

Camping

[Putting out, 12:56:38, 30.7845480, -82.4466090]
Putting out, 12:56:38, 30.7845480, -82.4466090

[The fire pit, 12:56:39, 0.0000000, 0.0000000]
The fire pit, 12:56:39, 0.0000000, 0.0000000