If you’ve watched Netflix’s latest binge-worthy true crime series, Murder Mountain, then you’re probably wondering (aside from, you know, how in the world did all of these disappearances fly under the radar for so long?) where exactly the Emerald Triangle is — the area in which the events in the documentary take place.
The series largely focuses on Humboldt County, where a man named Garrett Rodriguez — among several others — went missing from Rancho Sequoia, an area that became popular for marijuana farming in the late ’70s. However, Humboldt is only one county in the area that encompasses the Emerald Triangle, a region that earned its name because it produces 60 percent of the marijuana grown in the US, making it the largest cannabis-producing region in the country.
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