Lake Abert and the Abert Rim escarpment. A boulder covered in orange lichen rests at the pebbled edge of Lake Abert's former shoreline. Today this once massive lake has shrunken to a thin sliver of saline water, and in 2022, became entirely dry. Lake County, southeast Oregon photography.

Lake Abert and the Abert Rim escarpment. A boulder covered in orange lichen rests at the pebbled edge of Lake Abert’s former shoreline. Today this once massive lake has shrunken to a thin sliver of saline water, and in 2022, became entirely dry. Lake County, southeast Oregon photography.