Sears Island

The largest uninhabited island reachable by car on the east coast is rarely visited. Here are two slide shows of photos I took in Spring during a two and a half day photo assignment for DownEast magazine. Nine of these photos were published in the June, 2009 issue.

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And the second show follows:

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