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Title Big Spring
Date August 1973
Description Image shows a spring, a natural outflow of ground water, with small rocks set around it. A roadway has been built close to the spring, and it is visible in the background of the image. The image was was taken in the Peaks of Otter picnic area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1973.
Location Location Name: Big Spring (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442778
Longitude: -79.5975
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Big Spring (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway