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The ‘Place of Blue Smoke’

The Cherokee Indians called these dark, fog-streaked hills “Shaconage”— the “Place of Blue Smoke.”


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Pola Lem.

Published January 22, 2017
Data acquired 1986 - 2013

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Collection:
National Parks