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Title Sunlight streaming through deciduous trees and eastern hemlocks.
Date September 22, 1957
Description Image shows a stand of trees. Rays of sunlight that have filtered through the canopy of leaves are visible in the image. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter picnic area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on September 22, 1957.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Picnic Area
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.441469
Longitude: -79.596461
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Flora
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway