Clingmans Dome

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Clingmans Dome,

mountain, Tenn.: see Great Smoky MountainsGreat Smoky Mountains,
part of the Appalachian system, on the N.C.–Tenn. border; highest range E of the Mississippi and one of the oldest uplands on earth. The mountains are named for the smokelike haze that envelops them.
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I had cheated multiple sclerosis (MS) out of cheating me from seeing Clingman's Dome, Laurel Falls, Cades Cove, and some of the other magnificent sights in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
For northern hardwood forests, sample the Thomas Divide Trail off Newfound Gap Road and the Fork Ridge Trail off Clingman's Dome Road.
Standing on Clingman's Dome, the highest point on the AT, and looking across the vista it was impossible to miss the hundreds of evergreen trees standing dead.
The area proposed as critical habitat includes areas, at elevations of 5,400 feet (1,645 meters) and higher, on Grandfather Mountain in Avery, Caldwell, and Watauga Counties, North Carolina; Mount Collins, Clingman's Dome, and Mount Buckley in Swain County, North Carolina, and Sevier County, Tennessee; Mount LeConte in Sevier County, Tennessee; and Roan Mountain in Avery and Mitchell Counties, North Carolina, and Carter County, Tennessee.