Tim Palmer camped overnight on a gravel riverbank to capture this shot of Mount Baker looming over the Skagit River. This image was used for a collection of postage stamps of U.S. Wild and Scenic Rivers. (Tim Palmer)

Tim Palmer camped overnight on a gravel riverbank to capture this shot of Mount Baker looming over the Skagit River. This image was used for a collection of postage stamps of U.S. Wild and Scenic Rivers. (Tim Palmer)

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