The cloud formations were mesmerizing. such a variety of moods! That variety is evident in the sky above.
Look carefully in the valley formed by the two peaks. That's a snow covered mountain which practically merges with the clouds above.
The water is a lovely turquoise due to a high concentration of minerals "scrubbed" from the land by moving glaciers and carried out by meltwater streams into the lakes. This is called rock or glacial flour.
☆ one of the Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park
I'm linking up with my favorite teacher, Ms Jenny Matlock, as we work our way through the alphabet. Please do go visit the other students, for you never know what gems you may find--humor, poignancy, information, visions of far away places, stuff you've never even dreamed of! Check it out HERE. You may even wish to join in yourself! This week our letter is "P."
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