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15280
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The Cherohala Skyway runs from North Carolina's border with Tennessee to Big Santeelah Creek, a distance of eighteen miles. Lying in the remote southwestern part of the state, it provides drivers spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains. The total length of the road is forty-three miles, and it took forty years and $100 million to construct in what was long thought impassable country.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 5, Oct 2011, p108-110, 112-116, il Periodical Website
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4706
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Traveling the Cherohala Skyway from North Carolina's border with Tennessee to Big Santeelah Creek takes eighteen miles. Yet this road in the remote southwestern part of the state gives spectacular views of the Southern Appalachians. Pittilo describes a number of stops and overlooks, including Big Santeelah Gap, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Hooper Bald Overlook, and Beech Gap.
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