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Title Alligator Back
Date October 15, 1937
Description Photograph shows a scenic view of Alligator Back, as seen from the Bluffs near mile post 242.4 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on October 15, 1937.
Commentary Alligator Back rises 3,579 feet (1,090.88 meters) above sea level.
Location Location Name: Alligator Back
Parkway Milepost: 242.0
Latitude: 36.4184627
Longitude: -81.1853662
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alligator Back (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway