Winter Storm Over The Sangre De Cristo Mountains
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A beautiful panoramic photograph of a winter storm over the Sangre De Cristo Mountains in southcentral Colorado. The mountain at the far left is Mount Blanca at an elevation of 14,345 ft. These mountains got their name from Padre Torres, a Spanish Priest and Explorer, who lay dying from his wounds received in a battle with rebelling native Indians brought along to do the hard labor. As the sun hit the snow capped mountains and turning them temporarily red. Padre Torres called his dying vision, "Sangre De Cristo" or the "Blood Of Christ"
March 25th, 2013
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