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for The State Vol. 20 Issue 52, May 1953
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The largest land mass in the eastern United States, the Great Smoky Mountains encompass 500,000 acres and rise to an elevation of 6,642 feet. Containing 16 peaks exceeding 6,000 feet, the Great Smoky Mountains are mostly contained within a National Park that borders North Carolina and Tennessee.
The least known and least visited of the mountain ranges in North Carolina; the Unicois Mountains are located along the southwestern border of North Carolina and Tennessee. The highest peak within the Unicois Range is Huckleberry Knob, rising 5,580 feet in altitude.
Forming the border between Yancey County, Madison County and Tennessee, the Bald Mountains of North Carolina stretch some 25 miles in length and exceed 5,000 feet in altitude.