Blueness of the Ridges

The blueness of the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina is accentuated by the striking formation of the clouds.

The Blue Ridge Mountains are noted for having a bluish color when seen from a distance. Trees put the “blue” in Blue Ridge, from the isoprene released into the atmosphere, thereby contributing to the characteristic haze on the mountains and their distinctive color.

Blueness of the Ridges

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