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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • LeConte, Mount (Tenn.),
  • Tennessee,
  • LeConte, Mount.

Subjects:

  • Trails -- Tennessee -- LeConte, Mount.,
  • Natural history -- Tennessee -- LeConte, Mount.,
  • LeConte, Mount (Tenn.) -- History.,
  • LeConte, Mount (Tenn.) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Wise and Ron Petersen.
ContributionsPetersen, Ronald H., 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF443.S45 W57 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686901M
ISBN 101572330104
LC Control Number97033836
OCLC/WorldCa37594185

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Mount Le Conte (elev., 6, ft.), as seen from Newfound Gap. The prominent scars on the side of this mountain resulted from a cloudburst which occurred on September 1, Most of the dark-colored, spired evergreens are red spruce. Courtesy, Tennessee Conservation Department. The authors of the Georgia Encyclopedia, and A Natural History of Mount Le Conte, both claim the name honors Joseph's older brother, John, who was famous as a scientist and as president of the University of California, at Berkeley. Unfortunately you won't have any vistas from High Top. However, that claim has been challenged in recent years. The authors of A Natural History of Mount Le Conte, and the Georgia Encyclopedia, both claim the name honors Joseph's older brother, John, who was famous as a scientist and as president of the University of California, at Berkeley. Unfortunately you won't have any vistas from High Top. Early life. Of Huguenot descent, he was born in Liberty County, Georgia, to Louis Le Conte, patriarch of the noted LeConte family, and Ann Quarterman. He was educated at Franklin College in Athens, Georgia (now the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia), where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Literary graduation in , he studied medicine and Alma mater: Franklin College, New York College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harvard University.

Mount Le Conte lies in the Appalachian Blue Ridge geologic and physiographic province. It is made up of Late Proterozoic rocks; mostly metamorphosed sandstone, siltstone, shale, and conglomerate formed over – million years on: Sevier County, Tennessee. The authors of A Natural History of Mount Le Conte, and the Georgia Encyclopedia, both claim the name honors Joseph's older brother, John, who was famous as a scientist and as president of the University of California, at Berkeley. Great Smoky Mts National Park, TN - View of a Duck Hawk on Mount Leconte Side (24x36 Fine Art Giclee Gallery Print, Home Wall Decor Artwork Poster).   An important source on the fascinating history of Mount Le Conte in the pre-Park era, this book is a companion to the recently published Smoky Jack: The Adventures of a Dog and his Master on Mount Le Conte (University of Tennessee Press, ).5/5(3).