Scenic USA - North Carolina
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|Photo by Ben Prepelka
A 2,000 foot deep canyon on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains offers strong evidence of the awesome power of the Linville River. Hemmed in by Jonas Ridge and the Linville Mountains, the 12 mile gorge was the first wild area preserve east of the Mississippi. The Linville Falls, dropping just over 100 feet, signals the beginning of North Carolina's Linville Gorge.
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