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Disappearing Lake

OPB | Nov. 14, 2013 8:30 p.m. | Updated: May 27, 2014 2:10 p.m.

South Prairie is a mysterious lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest that appears each spring and disappears each summer. We set out with a Forest Service botanist to paddle and hike this geologic wonder, trying to learn what’s behind this phenomenon. The prairie is home to the world’s largest-known population of a rare iris and some of the farthest west aspen groves in Washington.
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Producer - Ed Jahn
Editor & Videographer - Nicholas Fisher
Special Thanks - Mike Fontanarosa

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