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Title Mills Gap PW
Date 1952
Description Image shows a view of the mountain ridges beyond the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is a low lying cloud formation visible in the gaps between the mountain peaks, and there is a man standing near an automobile, looking out at the view. The automobile is parked in a widened area near the side of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The image was taken from the Mills Gap overlook, near milepost 91.8 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Mills Gap Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 91.8
Latitude: 37.4795798
Longitude: -79.6830937
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobile parking
Blue Ridge Mountains
Botetourt County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway