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Title View of Mt Mitchell looking northwest
Date 1940
Description Photograph shows two men, seated, with a view looking northwest towards Mount Mitchell near mile post 350 in section 2N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by J. E. V. in 1940.
Commentary Mount Mitchell is the highest peak in the Appalachian Mountains and the highest point in the eastern United States, with an elevation of 6,684 feet (2,037 meters.)‚ÄČ
Location Location Name: Milepost 350
Parkway Milepost: 350.0
Latitude: 35.722456
Longitude: -82.219923
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Appalachian Mountains
Mount Mitchell (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway