Tennessee lookout towers
WGS84
35.7022 -83.1222
35° 42.132'N 83° 7.332'W
35° 42' 7.9"N 83° 7' 19.9"W
17S 308001E 3952995N
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Mt Sterling

Waypoint: NCT002 35.7022,-83.1222
County: NC
Elevation: 5842'
Info: FB2455 gsmnp standing
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Built in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and according to Peter Barr, author of Hiking North Carolina's Lookout Towers, it sits at the highest elevation (5842') of any of the remaining fire towers in the eastern US. See article Wikipedia info

the tower at sunset

cabin from 1977


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