17 Photographs Of The Appalachian Mountains That Will Take Your Breath Away
Here in America, we pride ourselves on the majestic mountains that tower over our landscape. These mountains provide a sense of presence while also acting as a geological marvel, having stood for millions of years. In fact, one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world can be found right here in America. Though relatively modest in height compared to other ranges, the Appalachian Mountain Range is impressive for its age. Naturalists believe the mountains formed over 480 million years ago and once reached heights comparable to the Alps or the Rockies. Take a look at the following photographs of the Appalachian Mountains, which extend from central Alabama all the way to Newfoundland, and see if you aren’t mesmerized:
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.