Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia

Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia

Where are the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia? Blue Ridge Parkway. Meandering 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, the Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountains and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. What plants grow in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Shrub, grass, and heath balds, and hemlock and mixed oak-pine forests also are significant. Black…

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NASA Camera Shows Moon Crossing Face of Earth for 2nd Time in a Year

NASA Camera Shows Moon Crossing Face of Earth for 2nd Time in a Year

From NASA: “For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth,” said Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. “The project recorded this event on July 5 with the same cadence and spatial resolution as the first ‘lunar photobomb’ of last year.” Read more: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-camera-shows-moon-crossing-face-of-earth-for-2nd-time-in-a-year

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