Sunday, January 26, 2014

Unexpected Revelation

Remnants of the Mormon Island winery, unseen for 59 years (WSJ photo)
Water is essential to life. It also covers...and preserves.

Suffering from one of the worst droughts in California's recorded history, the Folsom Lake reservoir has receded to reveal the Gold Rush town of Mormon Island. The sightings are likely to be short-lived, and this month's projected rains will cover Mormon Island again, preserving it for future generations.

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