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4 edition of The Great Smokies found in the catalog.

The Great Smokies

Gillmore, Robert.

The Great Smokies

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Great Walks Inc. in Goffstown, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext by Robert Gillmore ; photographs by Eileen Oktavec.
      SeriesGreat walks ;, no. 4, Great walks (Goffstown, N.H.) ;, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/07918 (E)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination117 p. :
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1748907M
      ISBN 101879741040
      LC Control Number92070533
      OCLC/WorldCa28150843

      The Great Smokies is one of the largest remaining wild areas of Eastern America, roaming over some , acres or more than square miles in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. Slightly more of the park is on the North Carolina side than on the Tennessee side. The Great Smokies Writing Program is committed to providing the community with affordable university-level classes taught by professional writers, and to giving voice to local and regional writers through Writers at Home, its free reading series. The Smokies are part of the vast Appalachian chain, among the oldest mountains on the planet. Formed more than million years ago, these ancient peaks were once much higher – perhaps as high as the Himalayas – but have been worn down by the ages. You can contemplate that remote past while huffing your way up to the top of a ft peak.   Pierce’s account makes us more aware of humanity s long interaction with the land while capturing the spirit of those idealistic environmentalists who realized their vision to protect Author: Daniel S. Pierce teaches in the department of history and the humanities program at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, and is a.


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