BIG LAKE HOLE 70 FEET WIDE -- Drain Pipe Depth 280 ft (86m) & Length over 700 ft - Lake Level has been 6 feet (2 meters) above edge of Drain Spillway. May 2006 was last time water went over edge of Drain due to low rainfall - Photo Lake Level 0.89 feet over edge - Click photo for Full Effect 1600x1200... Taken@ Lake Berryessa, Napa, California

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Comments (537)

Siamak Mahmoudi Siva… on May 15, 2011

very beautiful....greeting from iran/shiraz/siamak Kiss Lá… on May 16, 2011

Very nice photo! Like 176

Greetings from Szeged (Hungary),


林傑安(Enson) on May 20, 2011

Impressive scenery,marvelous composition.

Liked + YS.

Sincere greetings from Taiwan.

Zdzisław Ignarski on May 26, 2011

I am sending my sincere congratulations on your photo prize !

Luca Rigato on May 26, 2011

Wow, that's really unusual and fantastic. Like

Maurizio Piazzai on May 29, 2011

Fantastic! A very nice shot.LIKE!!! Greetings, Maurizio

Nam Tuan on May 29, 2011

Very impressive! Greetings, L&F

Laura Lai on June 1, 2011

nice shot! It makes me shudder is very impressive live I think scary

Mr Skot on June 2, 2011


Arslan jan on June 4, 2011

what is this seeen

Chandana Gunatilake on June 6, 2011

This is a Spill way in a reservoir called Morning Glory. This specially provide for a reservoir where u do not have enough bund width to provide the traditional spillways(such as Ogee spillways). Spill way is the structure provide in a large reservoir where the additional water passes through when the reservoir is in Full supply level

unusual, but I like it :-) Greetings --- JENS

Geras on June 8, 2011

Its like a warp to another dimension, AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH

renato agostini on June 17, 2011

complimenti per questa bella immagine....LIKE..... saluti e cordialità, renato

marcelainesv on June 20, 2011

Casi metafísica. Favorites 313. Saludos desde Argentina de Marcela

►Berat Qevî Endam on June 20, 2011


  • I Like

  • Best wishes & regards from IRAN

  • Barāt

Patricia Santini on July 9, 2011

Very impressive and interesting! I saw a reportage about this phenomenon in NatGeo!

Greetings from Santiago of Chile.


lduran on July 10, 2011

espectàcular imagen, luis.

Momocsi Takamaru on July 18, 2011

I've never seen anything like it.Unfortunately, too far for me. :(

Vad-ak on July 18, 2011


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 15, 2008
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    by Auggee
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix Z1
    • Taken on 2006/05/02 14:33:49
    • Exposure: 0.005s
    • Focal Length: 6.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash