Douglas H. Wheelock

@Astro_Wheels

Test Pilot; NASA Astronaut: STS-120 & ISS-25; Space Station Commander; Aspiring Poet; Inspired by quiet moments, kindness and the power of the spoken word.

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Morning breaking over the majestic Andes in South America .  I really am not sure of the name of this mountain…just was in awe of its majesty, reaching into the windswept heights and the rising sun.  Another day... another chance to stand tall and be counted.

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1351 days ago

Morning breaking over the majestic Andes in South America . I really am not sure of the name of this mountain…just was in awe of its majesty, reaching into the windswept heights and the rising sun. Another day... another chance to stand tall and be counted.

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Florcy2710 1215 days ago

Gracias por mostrar esta belleza !!!!!!, es el Volcan apagado , llamado TUPUNGATO , queda entre Chile y Argentina , en la provincia de Mendoza

yevgen_y 1323 days ago

Just majestic as you´ve said!! This is the "Nevado del Tolima". Unexplainable beatiful!!

edgardhnavarro 1325 days ago

que berraquera es demasiada magestuosidad Gracias bakan por esta imagen

jpmontejo 1326 days ago

God bless you my dear friend! Just a few days ago, in a clear morning I saw this beatiful mountain! Greetings from Colombia!

Daniel_Craig 1327 days ago

Great shot! It´s amazing! Thanks for sharing this! ;-)

moniaguilar 1329 days ago

Impresionante! It´s amazing! Greetings from Argentina!!!!

mileycyrusordie 1329 days ago

This is La cordillera de los Andes , and is between Chile and Argentina

juliogallardo28 1330 days ago

Simplemente una maravilla

recklessslove 1330 days ago

hijo e puta :´|

hacurb 1330 days ago

a chance a la tierra de Simón Bolívar

dinoruss 1330 days ago

Just do a google on this volcano if you are interested (as I geologist I am :-) )

dinoruss 1330 days ago

Just looked in Google earth and it led me to this article on Nevado del Tolima. Definately is the volcano you see here:


Nevado del Tolima is a stratovolcano located in Tolima Department, Colombia, south of Nevado del Ruiz volcano.
The steep-sided, glaci

Marcelo03 1330 days ago

Que bello es el planeta...!!!

tpaflnative 1330 days ago

What an incredible image, Wheels!! The shadow of the mountain is awesome.

krushkoi 1331 days ago

Hmmm, i know, this is Nevado del Tolima, near Ibague city Colombia, y Que viva Colombia!

AndrewWHarrell 1331 days ago

Thanks, Col, for the picture of one of the Ande's Mountains. God Bless and our best, for a safe, well planned trip and successful mission in space... Dr. Andrew W. Harrell

PameDespo 1331 days ago

if your name is the Andes mountain range, thanks for giving us the privilege of seeing this that will be unique in our lives, congratulations on fulfilling the dream of many people feel that we are in a place like your

Elizetken 1331 days ago

beautiful picture , thanks!

magrazia22 1331 days ago

it should be the Huascaran Mountain,Ancash,Peru or maybe any other volcano in Peru..
ITS AMAZING!