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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Peaks of Otter - Sharp Top Mountain
Date July 21, 1974
Description Image shows many large boulders on Sharp Top Mountain, and the tops of trees below. In the center of the photograph, there is a small group of people gathered on a large, flat rock. Abbott Lake and the portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway that runs alongside it are visible in the background of the image. Image was taken near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C.E. Westveer on July 21, 1974.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Bedford County (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway