Landscapes - Robert Downie
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Mount Shuksan Alpenglow

The last of the alpenglow on Mount Shuksan (2,783 m or 9,131 ft) about 40 minutes after sunset. The name Shuksan is derived from the Lummi word šéqsən, which is thought to mean "high peak". Traditionally however the mountain was most likely called shéqsan ("high foot") or ch’ésqen ("golden eagle") in the Nooksack language. The highest point on the massif is a three sided peak known as the Summit Pyramid. Looking across The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest to the North Cascades National Park, Washington State, USA

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