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Title Black Rock parking circle. Black Rock in center background.
Date January 1947
Description Image of Black Rock Hill as seen from the Black Rock Hill Overlook. The image was taken from the parking area, and Black Rock Hill is visible through the tops of many leafless trees. Image was taken near milepost 79.9 and Station 278R in Section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway in January 1947.
Location Location Name: Black Rock Hill Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 79.9
Latitude: 37.4940258
Longitude: -79.5419803
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Automobile parking
Blue Ridge Mountains
Botetourt County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway