Height of the Land

life_in_maine_height_of_the_landHeight of the Land in Rangeley is a magical place. Overlooking Mooselookmeguntic Lake, this spot makes you feel like you are standing at the top of the world. Click on the image for a larger view.

Mooselookmeguntic Lake is the forth largest lake in Maine, covering an area of 25.5 square miles or 66 square kilometers at an elevation of 1,467ft or 477m. It is part of the Androscoggin watershed. The name come from the Abenaki meaning “moose feeding place.” That evening, as we were leaving, we spotted a female with her calf.

Mountain Sky

life_in_maine_western_mountains_4Our Sunday trip to western Maine ended in Rangeley. Mountain skies always seem special. Their ephemeral forms fascinate me. Clouds create an illusion of substance, but, within the space of a few minutes, can dissipate into the air that bore them. Click on the image for a larger view.