Seen it all? Perhaps. Have you seen the Rainbow Mountains of China?

Many Thanks to Xeno for this Brilliant Post! Enjoy.

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Just as I was thinking, “Okay Life, show me something interesting,” I discovered this place. While there is clearly color enhancement going on in many photos, the underlying colors are there, making these mountains amazing … and fair game for photo apps that increase saturation of colors. Are they real??


I think so. I’ve added a map below and some information from Forbes, which in my experience is generally better than other web sites at not falling for scams. They had this to say:

Screen Shot 2017-08-09 at 8.38.23 PMThe Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains. …

The red coloring is due to an iron oxide coating and cementation, also known as hematite (Fe2O3), between the sandstone grains….

oxidized limonite or goethite…

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M.G. Wells is an author, artist, playwright and screenwriter. Encouraged and supported by her colorful grandparents at an early age for her numerous artistic talents, M.G. strives to create a diverse body of work to entertain and inspire. Fun stuff too. Enjoy.
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12 Responses to Seen it all? Perhaps. Have you seen the Rainbow Mountains of China?

  1. Wiki shows more au naturel photos which I actually prefer!

  2. MG WELLS says:

    Cool! Will check it out. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy the day.

  3. Anne Clare says:

    How beautiful! They remind me a little of the South Dakota Badlands, but more vivid. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. MC Clark says:

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

  5. MG WELLS says:

    Glad you liked it. Enjoy the weekend.

  6. Christy B says:

    They look stunning in that photo, wow!

  7. Brooklyn's Corner says:

    Wow. That’s beautiful.

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