360° VR Panoramas of Lassen Volcanic Park and the Modoc Plateau
The Pit River
Modoc. Klamath, and Shasta-Trinity National Forests, California

The Pit River originates in a broad arc of springs and boggy meadows, then cuts across the Cascade divide to flow down into Lake Shasta and the Sacramento River. The river was developed long ago with a series of hydroelectric dams, diversions, and powerhouses.


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Potem Falls, in a side canyon of the Pit Arm of Shasta Lake

Potem Falls, in a side canyon of the Pit Arm of Shasta Lake

Potem Falls, in a side canyon of the Pit Arm of Shasta Lake

, California

Date photographed: July 3, 2003
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Campsite on Rock Creek, near Lake Britton

Campsite on Rock Creek, near Lake Britton

A primitive forest service campsite at Rock Creek on the Pit River

Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California

Date photographed: June 23, 2009
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Lake Britton Dam on the Pit River

Lake Britton Dam on the Pit River

Lake Britton Dam on the Pit River

Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2009
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Dock on Lake Britton, MacArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Dock on Lake Britton, MacArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Floating docks on Lake Britton

MacArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, California

Date photographed: June 24, 2009
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Butte Creek in Adin, Modoc County

Butte Creek in Adin, Modoc County

Butte Creek bridge in Adin

east end of Big Valley in Modoc County, California

Date photographed: October 18, 2012
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