Painted Hills of Oregon

Photography by User: MrX [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons

The Painted Hills, located about 9 miles northwest of the town of Mitchell, Oregon, is named after the colorful layers of its hills corresponding to various geological eras, formed when the area was an ancient river floodplain. Distinguished by varied stripes of red, tan, orange, and black, this area is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon.

By NPS Photo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Doug Dolde at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: tsaiproject/Flickr

By Bala from Seattle, USA (Flowers At FoothillsUploaded by X-Weinzar) [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

By Bala from Seattle, USA (Painted In The CracksUploaded by X-Weinzar) [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

By B J IMAGERY from Beaverton (PHs_6301) [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

By B J IMAGERY from Beaverton (PHs_6254 copy) [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

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