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Title Grass Bald on Craggy Flats
Date April 25, 1957
Description Aerial view of Grass Bald on top of the Craggy Flats on milepost 264, section 2P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Donald H. Robinson and Earl W. Estes on April 25, 1957.
Commentary This photo was taken seven years after the Parkway was complete and open to the public. The Grass Bald is defined as an area without trees surrounded by an area with trees.
Location Location Name: Craggy Flats
Parkway Milepost: 364.0
Latitude: 35.6967815
Longitude: -82.3817903
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Donald H. Robinson
Tags Aerial views
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Craggy Gardens (N.C.)
Craggy Mountains (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway