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Snake River winds through Hells Canyon, shown here between Kirkwood Historic Ranch and Pittsburg Landing. Credit: X-Weinzar.

Re-imaging Hells Canyon

A geospatial company helps prepare for an environmental impact statement by scanning and orthorectifying historic imagery. Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, encompasses a vast and remote region with dramatic changes in elevation, terrain, climate, and vegetation. Carved by the great Snake River, Hells Canyon plunges more than a mile below Oregon’s west rim...