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Downtown LA 1

Downtown Los Angeles with Mt Baldy in the background - close perspective.

 

I had seen photos of Downtown LA with snow covered mountains in the background many times before. Since it was a clear day today, I decided to try to take the shot myself. I started out by firing up Google Earth and flying around LA until I figured out that the photo location was Baldwin Hills - in the Ken Hahn State Recreation Area to be exact. So I went there and took this shot.

 

BTW, I used Google Earth to measure distance and found that Downtown is around 7 miles from the camera and Mt. Baldy is around 45 miles! It takes a REALLY clear day for the mountain to be sharp!

 

 

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Taken on December 22, 2009