by meaghan leger
Contest Entry #6- Blue Mountains, Jamaica
Blue mountain is special because:
it is the highest point in Jamaica
from blue mountains you can see the north and south side of Jamaica - on a clear day you can see Cuba!
is one of the longest continuing ranges in the Caribbean
they dominate the eastern third of Jamaica
more then 200 species of birds live in blue mountains
The famous Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee is cultivated on the lower slopes, while higher slopes are preserved as forest.
In 1962, the mountains were used as a filming location for Dr. No, the first James Bond film, in which Bond (played by Sean Connery) escaped in his Sunbeam Tiger car from the villainous Three Blind Mice.
is the highest mountain in Jamaica at 2,256 metres (7,402 ft).