Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Special Gallery - Colors of Heaven's Glory


October 18, 2007
Sunrise Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.


Current Climate Statistics

Ever changing arrays of atmospheric conditions & light combine with mountains and moisture to produce colors of heavenly glory above the southern Appalachians like few other places on planet Earth.

Orographic mountain wave clouds being a consistent part of these settings.

This section is a monthly composite of scenes captured during the 2006-2012 period above the High Knob Landform-Tennessee Valley Divide and Pine Mountain area of far southwestern Virginia and extreme southeastern Kentucky.

Create a dark room for viewing and these photographs will simply amaze.

Relax & Enjoy!

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January

January 1, 2006
Sunrise Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 2, 2012
Sun Pillar Beam Ahead of Sunrise Beyond Horizon
Photograph by Genevie Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 4, 2012
Majestic Morning Sunrise Above Coeburn 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 4, 2012
Majestic Morning Sunrise Above Coeburn 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 5, 2008
Sunrise Colors Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 5, 2011
Three Bluebirds Enjoy A Colorful Dawn
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 7, 2010
Pink & Blue Sunrise Above Snowpack
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 10, 2012
Deep Blue Morning As Sunrise Begins
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 10, 2012
Midnight Blue To Gold As Sunrise Develops
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 12, 2008
( Note Boomerang Waves Outward From Massif )
Mountain Wave Colors Above High Knob Massif
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 12, 2009
Flaming Red Sunrise Above High Knob Massif
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 13, 2008
Colorful January Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 13, 2010
Sunrise Upon High Knob Massif
Rime Capped Morris Butte of Powell Mountain
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 13, 2011
Looking East To NW Flank of High Knob Landform
Sunrise Over Cumberland Mountain - Pine Mountain SP
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 13, 2011
Pine Mountain SP to Cumberland Gap NHP
Looking To NW Flank of High Knob Landform
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 20, 2011
Gravity Waves & Colors From Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 22, 2011
Looking from Long Ridge to High Knob Massif
The Last Light Of Day Illuminates Mountain Waves
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 25, 2011
From Tennessee Valley Divide to Clinch Mountain
Beautiful Light & Mountain Waves Above Coeburn
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 26, 2012
Colors Of A Winter Sunrise 1
Photograph by Genevie Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 26, 2012
Colors Of A Winter Sunrise 2
Photograph by Genevie Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

January 28, 2012
Pine Mountain SP to Cumberland Gap NHP
Looking To NW Flank of High Knob Landform
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

January 29, 2010
Magical Morning Sky Above Powell River Valley
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

January 31, 2009
Sunset Looking Toward High Knob Massif
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




February

February 2, 2008
Awesome Sunrise Colors & Wave Clouds
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

February 5, 2009
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Awesome Sunrise In Historic Cumberland Gap
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

February 8, 2011
Morning Light Upon Rime Capped Morris Butte
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

February 9, 2011
Pillar Of Light Sunrise From Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

February 11, 2010
Karst Landscape of Powell River Basin
Wondrous Sky Light & Waves From Wilson Hill
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

February 17, 2008
Exotic Sunday Morning Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

February 26, 2010
U.S. 23 Near Powell Valley Overlook
Glorious Sunrise & Standing Waves
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.




March

March 4, 2010
Heavens Glow Upon Rime Capped Massif
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 5, 2009
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Glorious Sunset Upon Karst Landscape 
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

March 9, 2010
Tennessee Valley Divide
End Of A Bluebird Day On Long Ridge
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

March 12, 2010
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Sunrise From Silver Leaf of Lee County
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

March 13, 2011
Head of Powell Valley of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Wave Clouds On A Sunday Morn 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 13, 2011
Head of Powell Valley of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Wave Clouds On A Sunday Morn 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 13, 2011
Head of Powell Valley of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Wave Clouds On A Sunday Morn 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 17, 2011
Sunset At Powell Valley Overlook ( U.S. 23 )
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 21, 2010
Spring Sunrise Upon The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

March 24, 2010
Remnant Massif of High Knob Landform
Morning Inversion Upon Powell Valley Floor
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 24, 2010
Sunrise & Jet Contrail On Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

March 27, 2010
High Knob Massif Crest Zone
Classic Early Morning Rime View
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

March 27, 2010
Tennessee Valley Divide
Trees Against A Golden Sunset
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

March 27, 2012
Ridge Top Sunset In Powell River Basin
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

March 31, 2012
Tennessee Valley Divide
Rainbow Thunder Bolt Over Long Ridge
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

March 31, 2012
Rainbow Thunder Bolt ( Close Up View )
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




April

April 2, 2011
High Knob Massif Crest Zone
Early Morning Light From Highcountry
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 2, 2011
Tennessee Valley Divide
Last Light Upon The Highlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

April 2, 2012
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Morning Light of Spring 2012 - Vista 1
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

April 2, 2012
( Note Waves Formed In Valley Fog )
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Morning Light of Spring 2012 - Vista 2
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

April 5, 2011
Morning Sunrise Between Norton & Coeburn
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 6, 2010
Flag Rock Recreation Area
Sunset From Upper Campground
Photograph by Jimmy Fawbush - © All Rights Reserved.

April 7, 2010
Powell Valley Gazebo In Morning Light
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 9, 2011
Evening Light Illuminates Severe Thunderstorms
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

April 15, 2010
Chilly Spring Morning On Floor of Powell Valley
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 15, 2010
Spring Sunset From Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

April 17, 2011
Full Moon Over Wise, Virginia
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 23, 2012
Beautiful Light Above High Knob Massif
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

April 26, 2012
Powell Valley Overlook
Little Stone Mountain Gap of High Knob Massif
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.




May

May 6, 2010
Golden Spring Morning - Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

May 7, 2010
Along High Knob Massif
Wild Morning Waves Form In Airflow
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 8, 2009
Sunrise Before A Spring Rain
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

May 12, 2012
Sunrise Vista 1 - Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 12, 2012
Sunrise Vista 2 - Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 12, 2012
Sunrise Vista 3 - Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 12, 2012
( Count The Ridges If You Can )
Sunrise Vista 4 - Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 13, 2010
( Stacked Lenticular Clouds )
Sunrise Above The City of Norton - Vista 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 13, 2010
Sunrise Above The City of Norton - Vista 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 13, 2010
Sunrise Above The City of Norton - Vista 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 13, 2010
Morning Inversion In Powell Valley
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 15, 2010
Sunrise On The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

May 16, 2012
Beautiful Colors From Lonesome Pine Airport
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 17, 2010
Tennessee Valley Divide
Bear Creek of Wise Plateau
Turbulent Skies Near Sunset
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 23, 2010
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Earth's Predawn Halo Before Sunrise
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 23, 2010
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Sunrise Above Morning Inversion Cloud Bank
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

May 24, 2012
Powell Valley of High Knob Massif
Waves In Cloud Bank of Morning Inversion
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

May 25, 2010
Tennessee Valley Divide
Dawn Sun Dog ( False Sun ) Before Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




June

June 2, 2008
Sunrise Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 3, 2009
Sunrise Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 3, 2012
Sunrise In The Upper Tennessee River Basin
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 4, 2007
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Gorgeous Skies Looking West - Karst Landscape
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

June 5, 2009
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Above The Morning Cloud Bank At Sunrise
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 9, 2008
Tennessee Valley Divide
End Of A Summer Thunderstorm
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 14, 2011
Sunrise In A Golden Sky
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2007
Viewed From The Tennessee Valley Divide
Sunset Upon Pound Gap of Pine Mountain - Vista 1
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2007
Viewed From The Tennessee Valley Divide
Sunset Upon Pound Gap of Pine Mountain - Vista 2
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2007
Viewed From The Tennessee Valley Divide
Sunset Upon Pound Gap of Pine Mountain - Vista 3
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2007
Viewed From The Tennessee Valley Divide
Sunset Upon Pound Gap of Pine Mountain - Vista 4
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2010
Tennessee Valley Divide
Double Rainbows Above The High Ridges
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 21, 2010
Dramatic Sunset Following The Rainbows
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

June 25, 2012
Sunset From Flag Rock Recreation Area
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

June 25, 2012
Pound Gap of Pine Mountain
Starry Night Above The Cumberlands 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 25, 2012
Pound Gap of Pine Mountain
Starry Night Above The Cumberlands 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 25, 2012
Pound Gap of Pine Mountain
Starry Night Above The Cumberlands 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 25, 2012
Pound Gap of Pine Mountain
Starry Night Above The Cumberlands 4
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

June 28, 2010
Night Falls Upon The Cumberlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.


At this mid-point in the year it should now be clear that these photographs focus mostly upon sunrise and sunset periods when wondrous arrays of light, moisture, orographically forced mountain wave clouds and inversion layers generate the most spectacular atmospheric colorations!



July

July 1, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Gorgeous Sunday Sunrise Series - Vista 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 1, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Gorgeous Sunday Sunrise Series - Vista 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 1, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Gorgeous Sunday Sunrise Series - Vista 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 1, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Vivid Lightning Display Above Wise
Photograph by Grant Stanley - © All Rights Reserved.

July 4, 2012
Independence Day Fireworks In Clintwood 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 4, 2012
Independence Day Fireworks In Clintwood 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 4, 2012
Independence Day Fireworks In Clintwood 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 7, 2008
Mid-Summer Sunrise - Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 14, 2007
Sunset Viewed From Long Ridge of Sandy Ridge
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 14, 2010
Looking Toward South Fork Gorge
Multi-layered Morning Fog In Powell Valley
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

July 15, 2009
Golden Rays of Mid-Summer Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 18, 2008
Shimmering Light of Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 19, 2012
Powell River Basin
Cloud To Ground Lightning Strike
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

July 19, 2012
High Knob Landform
Different Types Of Lightning
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

July 19, 2012
Lightning Circuits In The Sky
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

July 19, 2012
Powell River Watershed
Upper Tennessee River Basin
Vivid Lightning Circuit Above Silver Leaf
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

July 23, 2010
A Pink Morning Above Rising Fog
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 2000
Mammatus Clouds Near Sunset
Photograph by Wayne Browning - © All Rights Reserved.

July 23, 2012
High Knob Meadow
Majestic Glory Of The Milky Way
Photograph by Grant Stanley - © All Rights Reserved.

July 25, 2012
Colorful Rainbow - After Excessive Local Rainfall
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 28, 2012
Beauty Of Morning Colors & Wave Clouds
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

July 30, 2012
Majesty Of Evening Thunderheads Above The Highlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




August

August 2, 2007
Thick Haze of Early August Sunset
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
Looking To High Knob Massif
Heavenly Evening Light & Highland Wildflowers
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
Cloud Capped Forests Of High Knob Massif
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
Heavenly Rays Of Sunlight
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
Glory Of Heavenly Light Near Sunset
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
Looking Into The Wondrous Heavens
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 7, 2012
View From Lonesome Pine Airport
Looking West Into Heavenly Light & Rising Air
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 9, 2008
Flaming Wave Clouds At Sunset
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

August 10, 2007
Halo of Sunset In The Highlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

August 12, 2012
Majesty Of The Milky Way Galaxy 
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 12, 2012
"A Shooting Star" - Annual Perseids Meteor
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 12, 2012
Colorful Tail Of Perseids Meteor
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 13, 2012
Cumberland Overthrust Block
Magnificent Sunset From Boggs Hill
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 13, 2012
Flaming Colors Of An August Sunset
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

August 17, 2007
The Great Ball of Fire At Sunset
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

August 25, 2007
Moon Rise Above A Pink Thunderhead
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

August 27, 2007
Majesty Of A Golden Highland Morning
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

August 30, 2006
Crepuscular Rays Of Mountain Majesty
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

August 30, 2006
Crepuscular Rays & Turbulent Clouds
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.




September

September 1, 2012
Long Ridge of Tennessee Valley Divide
Evening Thunderhead Above The Highlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 9, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain - Sunrise Vista 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

September 9, 2012
Turbulent Waves Atop Morning Inversion
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain - Sunrise Vista 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

September 9, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain - Sunrise Vista 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

September 9, 2012
Highland Meadow Emerges Above Inversion
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain - Sunrise Vista 4
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

September 9, 2012
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain - Sunrise Vista 5
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

September 10, 2011
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Sun Rising Above Cloud Bank - Vista 1
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

September 10, 2011
Birch Knob of Pine Mountain
Sun Rising Above Cloud Bank - Vista 2
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

September 13, 2012
Long Ridge of Tennessee Valley Divide
Late Evening Colors Of Sunset In The Highlands
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 14, 2006
Bloody Ground - Sunrise Over Historic Landscape
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

September 15, 2008
Glorious Sky of Early Autumn
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

September 16, 2007
Blazing Colors of An Early Autumn Sunset
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 16, 2007
Post-Sunrise View of Multiple Cloud Layers
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 16, 2011
"Cool" Sunrise Along Tennessee Valley Divide
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 17, 2011
Light Of The Moon
Photograph by Jonathan Owens - © All Rights Reserved.

September 18, 2006
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Sunrise Fog Arch In "The Cumberland Gap"
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

September 20, 2008
A Pumpkin Colored Morning
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

September 22, 2007
Another Spectacular Mountain Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




October

October 2, 2010
Cold Air Drainage Over Warmer Water
Early Morning Steam Fog - Bark Camp Lake
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 2, 2010
Cold Air Drainage Over Warmer Water
Early Morning Steam Fog - Bark Camp Lake
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 4, 2006
Cumberland Gap NHP of The HKL
Awesome Cumberland Gap Sunrise
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 7, 2011
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Pinnacle Overlook - Morning Sunrise Vista 1
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 7, 2011
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Pinnacle Overlook - Morning Sunrise Vista 2
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 7, 2011
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Pinnacle Overlook - Morning Sunrise Vista 3
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 7, 2011
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Pinnacle Overlook - Morning Sunrise Vista 4
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 7, 2011
Tennessee Valley Divide
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Pinnacle Overlook - Morning Sunrise Vista 5
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 9, 2011
Tennessee Valley Divide
Spectacular Sunrise Waves & Colors - Vista 1
Photograph by Genevie Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

October 9, 2011
Tennessee Valley Divide
Spectacular Sunrise Waves & Colors - Vista 2
Photograph by Genevie Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

October 13, 2007
Contrails & Standing Waves At Sunrise
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

October 13, 2010
Flag Rock Recreation Area
Colors Shine As Sunset Approaches
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 13, 2010
Flag Rock Recreation Area
Post-Sunset Color Glow ( City of Norton )

October 13, 2010
Sunset At Flag Rock Recreation Area
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 15, 2010
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Rays of Glorious Sunrise - The Pinnacle Overlook
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 15, 2010
From The Pinnacle Overlook
Early Morning On The Valley Floor
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 15, 2010
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Glory of Morning Sunbeam & Turbulent Clouds
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 18, 2011
Cumberland Gap NHP
Golden Pre-Sunrise Light Beams
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 18, 2011
A Pinnacle Overlook Morning
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 21, 2006
Classic Photograph In Morning Light
Historic Cumberland Gap Funneling Fog
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

October 21, 2009
Powell Valley of High Knob Massif
Frosty Morning Fog In Cracker Neck
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.


A Time Series Of Sunrise Glory
( Mountain Wave Clouds On SE Air Flow )

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 4
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 5
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 6
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 7
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 23, 2009
Powell Valley Floor of High Knob Massif
Sunrise Mountain Wave Clouds - Vista 8
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

( End of October 23, 2009 time series ).


October 23, 2011
Remnant Mass of Highcountry
Golden Sunrise In High Knob Massif
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

October 29, 2010
Looking Toward Pine Mountain
A Lonesome Pine On Long Ridge
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




November

November 3, 2007
Flag Rock Recreation Area
Late Autumn Sunset Approaches
Photograph by Beckie Roberts - © All Rights Reserved.

November 3, 2007
Flag Rock Recreation Area
Glorious Sunset - Fishtail Mountain Wave Clouds
Photograph by Beckie Roberts - © All Rights Reserved.

November 4, 2009
Looking To South Fork Gorge
A Glorious Late Autumn Morning In Powell Valley
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

November 5, 2011
Tennessee Valley Divide
Morning Light Graces Last Colors of Autumn
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

November 8, 2008
Mountain Wave Clouds Near Sunset
The Pinnacle Overlook Above Cumberland Gap
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

November 12, 2009
Powell Valley Overlook
Mountain Waves Above Morning Inversion
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

November 14, 2009 
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Gorgeous Morning Skies Above Silver Leaf 1
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

November 14, 2009
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Gorgeous Morning Skies Above Silver Leaf 2
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

November 14, 2009
( Looking To Wallen Ridge )
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Gorgeous Morning Skies Above Silver Leaf 3
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

November 19, 2011
Brilliant Morning Glow At Bark Camp Lake
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

November 19, 2011
Looking To Eastman Stacks In Kingsport, TN
Morning In The Snowy High Knob Highcountry
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

November 27, 2011
Along The Tennessee Valley Divide
Morning Sunrise of Stacked Wave Clouds
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.




December

December 1, 2009
Frosty Morning Fog On Powell Valley Floor
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

December 1, 2010
High Knob Massif Crest Zone
Approaching A Bitter But Glorious Sunset 1
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

December 1, 2010
High Knob Massif Crest Zone
Approaching A Bitter But Glorious Sunset 2
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.

December 1, 2010
High Knob Massif Crest Zone
Approaching A Bitter But Glorious Sunset 3
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.


The Sunset Time Series
( High Knob Massif Crest Zone )

December 1, 2010
Beginning of Sunset
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

( Lenticular Clouds )
Standing Mountain Wave Clouds Forming
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

December 1, 2010
Sunset Nearly Complete
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

Standing Mountain Wave Clouds More Distinct
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

December 1, 2010
Sunset Complete ( Below Mountain Horizon )
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

( Nearly Stationary In Place )
Mountain Wave Clouds Remain Standing
Photograph by Bill Harris - © All Rights Reserved.

( End of December 1, 2010 Sunset Series ).


December 2, 2009
Tennessee Valley Divide
Colorful Edge of Powerful Winds
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

December 5, 2006
High Above Valley Inversion Layers
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Morning Sun Flare At The Pinnacle Overlook
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

December 7, 2009
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Incredible Morning Sky Above Wallen Ridge 1
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

December 7, 2009
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Incredible Morning Sky Above Wallen Ridge 2
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

December 7, 2009
Powell River Basin of High Knob Landform
Incredible Morning Sky Above Wallen Ridge 3
Photograph by Harold Jerrell - © All Rights Reserved.

December 18, 2007
Tennessee Valley Divide
A Busy Morning Sky ( But Gorgeous )
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

December 28, 2006
Tennessee Valley Divide
Majestically Complex Morning Sky
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

December 28, 2007
Tennessee Valley Divide
Streams of Dramatic Colors & Waves
Photograph by Wayne Riner - © All Rights Reserved.

December 31, 2011
Turbulent Wave Clouds In Morning Light
Photograph by Roddy Addington - © All Rights Reserved.


This collection of photographs is a tribute to an awesome mountain landscape and the gifted persistence of the photographers who captured these glorious scenes.

It is a product of my personal will to show this mountain landscape in ways never before seen.

My will to make a positive difference in at least a single life!

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