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Title Wheats Valley
Title Note Looking North along East escapement of Parkway
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a view of a mountain ridge and the Wheats Valley at the base of the mountains. There are clouds in the sky and they are casting a shadow on the mountains, and on the valley below. The image was taken from Sharp Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway