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Bertha Lake Flooding

 

August 19, 2021

Courtesy of Drake Olsen.

Drake Olsen said the Bertha Lake flooded and blew through its terminal morraine during last week's rains. What was once a small creek surrounded by trees is now filled with debris from hillsides of the drainage. Olsen said he could fly his plane below the cliffs near the lake mouth.



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