14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fall Morning On the Blue Ridge

Layered rock, layered fall color and layered low clouds begin the day at Rough Ridge on Grandfather Mountain, NC. Slivers of Blue Ridge Parkway are visible at right and left edges of the image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Linville, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Jim Magruder