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Silers Bald quadrangle, Tennessee--North Carolina

United States Geological Survey

Silers Bald quadrangle, Tennessee--North Carolina

7.5 minute series (topographic)

by United States Geological Survey

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Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10949106M
ISBN 100607968095
ISBN 109780607968095
OCLC/WorldCa48933978

  Around the time Kephart was exploring the Smokies in the early s, much of the Tennessee-North Carolina border was a large field straddling the high ridge. This open field stretched for nearly 24 miles, from Silers Bald to Gregory Bald, in Kephart's day. Modern-day hikers can explore this area by hiking along the Appalachian Trail.   Tennessee makes up miles of the AT. From North Carolina, the AT goes through Doe Knob at miles in. For the next miles, give or take, the AT criss-crosses the two states, ending at Holston Mountain, between Tennessee and Virginia. Highlights Of The AT Near Gatlinburg. Silers Bald – Begins at Forney Ridge Trailhead. Very strenuous.

In order to make available to the database locations for which no specific coordinates are available, certain locations have been assigned "generic" coordinates in order to include the location records in the database functionality. publication date In work As needed None RVP AED First Aid. Wear Cove, Tennessee (1: 24,), gaging station on this quadrangle Knoxville, Tennessee-North Carolina (1: ,) Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina, West Half (1: .

For information on collection and inclusion criteria, see U.S. Geological Survey, , Standards for ,Scale Digital Line Graphs and Quadrangle Maps: National Mapping Program Technical Instructions and U.S. Geological Survey, , Standards for Digital Line Graphs: National Mapping Program Technical Instructions. Andrews Bald, looking south from Clingman's Dome. Andrews Bald is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains, located in the Southeastern United has an elevation of 5, feet (1, m) above sea level, making it the highest grassy bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The mountain is one of two grassy balds maintained in the range by the park service.


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Silers Bald quadrangle, Tennessee--North Carolina by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Silers Bald is a mountain in the western Great Smoky Mountains, located in the Southeastern United proximity to Clingmans Dome and its location along the Appalachian Trail make it a popular hiking destination. Silers Bald is located on the crest of the Smokies with Thunderhead Mountain to the west and Clingmans Dome to the east.

The Tennessee-North Carolina state line crosses the Location: Swain County, North Carolina / Sevier. Silers Bald (North Carolina) Quadrangle, USGS minute topo map [USGS] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Silers Bald (North Carolina) Quadrangle Manufacturer: United States Geological Survey.

The Tennessee-North Carolina state line crosses the summit, with the mountain split evenly between Sevier County, Tennessee to the north and Swain County, North Carolina to the south.

Silers Bald rises appx. 2, feet ( m) above its northern base near Fish Camp Prong (of Little River), and appx. 3, feet ( m) above its southern base. Topographic Quadrangle Map.

This collection of topographic quadrangle maps (Tennessee | North Carolina) at a scale ofillustrates the stages by which the quadrangle maps of the Smoky Mountains in use today were created. The earliest and most recent of each of the twenty-six quadrangles that fall within the park have been included.

Detailed geologic map of Wear Cove quadrangle central Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee -- C plate 5. Detailed geologic map of Gatlinburg quadrangle, central Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee -- C plate 6. Detailed geologic map of Thunderhead and Silers Bald quadrangles central Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee -- C plate 7.

Our Southern Highlanders: A Narrative of Adventure in the Southern Appalachians and a Study of Life Among the Mountaineers is a book written by American author Horace Kephart (–), first published in and revised in Inspired by the years Kephart spent among the inhabitants of the remote Hazel Creek region of the Great Smoky Mountains, the book provides one of the earliest.

After leaving Georgia at Bly Gap, the Appalachian Trail climbs and descends through North Carolina for 96 miles, then hits the Tennessee state line at Doe Knob (mile ) before spending the next miles criss-crossing between the two states.

tains National Park region, Tennessee and North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Mapone sheet, scaleand p. pamphlet. (Supersedes USGS Open-File Reports 03–, –, and. Upper Goose Pond Cabin Side Trail, MA - USLee, MA - October Mountain Lean-to, MA - The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States.

They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, and form part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. The range is sometimes called the Smoky Mountains and the name is commonly shortened to the Great Smokies are best known as the home of the Great.

This mile of the Appalachian Trail features Rocky Top, Thunderhead Mountain, Silers Bald, Mount Buckley and Clingmans Dome. This section includes the highest point along the whole AT, located in front of the Clingmans Dome observation deck at feet. This six mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina features the spectacular views from the summit of foot Siler Bald.

Some call the tremendous views from Siler Bald as one of the best in the area. From Wayah Crest Picnic Area to Siler Bald is a very popular day hike along the AT. #1 Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee #2 Tennessee, North Carolina #3 Virginia #4 Virginia #5 Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland Trail Mile mile 0– mile Reviews:   Great Smoky Mountains National Park- MAP 1.

0 1 Mile 0 1 Kilometer 5 5 North 40 73 32 32 73 28 28 19 74 23 74 74 19 19 23 GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK A ppalachia n Trail A ppalachian Tr ail Tucka segee River Soco Creek Oconalu ftee River Raven Fork Bradley Fork Middle. Silers Bald Derrick Knob Rocky Top Spence Field Russell Field Mollies Ridge 00 F o r n e y C r e e k P i g e o n R i v e r WATERVILLE LAKE B i g C r e e k C a t a l o o c h e e C r e e k J o TENNESSEE NORTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE NORTH CAROLINA TENNESS E NO R TH CA R OL A N e w o n B a l d Tr ai l D e e p l o w G a p T r a i l B r a d l e y F o.

We found a USGS benchmark on the ground to signify the top of Silers Bald. The trail begins to descend from the benchmark and opens up to the area that is Silers Bald. The trail goes through the small bald area and reaches the Silers Bald overnight shelter at miles. Retrace your steps, largely uphill, to make your way back.

Get this from a library. Silers Bald quadrangle, Tennessee--North Carolina: minute series (topographic). [Geological Survey (U.S.)]. The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains Kenneth Wise and James Andrews Located astride the Tennessee-North Carolina border, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains more than one hundred trails that trace eight hundred miles of rugged terrain.

This fact is certain to bewilder any newcomer who might be eager to explore the Park's backcountry but is unsure where to start. For more detailed guide books on the AT, please visit the Ultimate Trail Store. The AT Diamond is a registered service mark of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Wayah Gap to Siler Bald Mountain miles, round trip. Hike the Appalachian Trail from Wayah Gap, climbing through a scenic forest to the grassy summit of Siler Bald. At the summit, generous views extend in all directions, with Wayah Bald on the near horizon and Albert Mountain in the far distance.

Clingman's Dome - Miles - From Silers Bald shelter To Mt. Collins shelter - The day started off with a little sprinkle, but nothing like last night.

We had our rain gear and gaters on, sloshing thru the mud and water. Since our boots and socks were still wet from yesterday's deluge the water f.

Map and Guide USGS quad: Lemon Gap ($9, ); Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, by Doris Gove ($20, ) Contact ()Tags terms: Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes. By. Southeast Reader Map Team. Stories. Clingmans Dome to Silers Bald, TN. Bag four scenic.Covers the southernmost sections of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), including Great Smoky Mountains National Park, rugged southwestern North Carolina, and all of Georgia.

Each A.T. Topographic Map Guide includes detailed topographic maps at a detail of 1 inch = 1 mile.