Beautiful Helicam Footage of a Montana Wind Farm

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Adele and Jeff Scholl of GravityShots.com captured this aerial video of Glacier Wind Farm with a remote control helicopter, revealing the striking elegance of the technology as seen from the air. The team lives in Montana and specializes in helicam photography of the spectacular landscapes there. Don't miss their aerial 360-degree panorama of the Glacier Wind Farm here. The farm was built by NaturEner in north-central Montana in 2008, and after a second phase of building, now comes to 210W. For a visual tour of the biggest wind farms in the U.S., which also happen to be the biggest in the world, check out Alexis Madrigal's photo gallery in this special report.

For more work by Adele and Jeff Scholl, visit http://www.gravityshots.com/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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