Adam Blatner

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A Central Texas “Dragon”

Originally posted on March 27, 2012

In this Chinese Year of the Dragon, my wife noticed that our region of the Texas Hill Country features a living (?) river dragon of considerable size, also known as “Lake Travis.” But look! laketravisdragon

So I looked and sure enough. Well, I just had to tell you! With a little more rain it’ll get fleshier. It was created only seventy or so years ago by building a dam to prevent periodic floods and inundations of our capitol city of Austin (off the picture to the right).

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