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Title Large slide in road
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of a landslide in the roadway following the 1940 flood, located near station 260+50 and mile post 309.8 in section 2J of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 309
Parkway Milepost: 309.0
Latitude: 36.041728
Longitude: -81.863801
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway