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Title Outlook on top of Rocky Knob toward southeast
Date August 1936
Description Photograph of the back of a man standing on the side of a rocky mountain face. The man holds a hat in his hand on his hip, and looks down from an outlook on top of Rocky Knob, in the direction of southeast. Rocks and shrubs appear in the foreground, and the mountain slopes down steeply toward the bottom left corner of the image. Beyond the foreground, the Blue Ridge Mountains appear. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken between mileposts 155-164 in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Rocky Knob area of Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Blue Ridge Mountains
Floyd County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway