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Candy-colored Mountains

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, May 24, 2005.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

    Jul 28, 2004
    This image of the mountainous Shenandoah National Park was acquired by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, launched on February 11, 2000

    [Full article @ NASA Image of the Day]
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

    Mar 20, 2004
    At first I was trying to figure why the title of "Candy-colored Mountains" but after viewing the image I realized why. ;) Kind of interesting that the shot of a mountain range resembles the type of shot that you'd see of crystals under a high-power telescope.
  3. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

    Dec 6, 2004
    Gulf Coast
    What you don't see is the munchkins mining fir the nearby factor

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