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Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee

Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness (N.C. and Tenn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness (N.C. and Tenn.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 40-41.

      Statementby F. G. Lesure ... [et al.].
      SeriesStudies related to wilderness-wilderness areas, Geological Survey bulletin ; 1416, Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1416.
      ContributionsLesure, Frank Gardner, 1927-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1416, TN24.N8 .B9 no. 1416
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4693384M
      LC Control Number77608010

      Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest and Slickrock Wilderness Area, located just 15 miles from Robbinsville, in Graham County North Carolina, tucked away deep in the Nantahala National Forest and partly in eastern Tennessee, is a rare living national treasure. An ancient, old growth forest of giant trees, untouched by the logging saw. A sanctuary protected and preserved under the Wilderness Act for.   Maybe spend a couple hours there – it can be pretty busy. The backpacking area I was referring to is, I believe, actually called the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. You can definitely camp in there and it has all the sweet falls, trails, swimming, views, etc. Citico Creek Wilderness borders this on the west side.

        “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness in North Carolina might be the best backcountry escape in the southeast. The views from up high on the Hangover rival anything in the Smokies, and Slickrock Creek's waterfalls are stunning.   Throughout the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness grow beautiful old-growth forests, which managed to escape the logging that ruled the area in .

      Designated Wilderness. In , Congress designated this land around Little Santeetlah and Slickrock Creeks as the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. The designation included the memorial forest. Presently, the wilder-ness tot acres. North Carolina conta acres and Tennessee contains 3, acres.   By Meg Holden Joyce Kilmer, author of the poem “Trees,” inspired many people to take pleasure in the natural world around them. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest was established to honor Kilmer’s works and service, and is part of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness—18, acres of virgin wilderness in North Carolina and Tennessee.


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Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee. [Frank Gardner Lesure; Geological Survey (U.S.); et al] -- Evaluation of mineral.

Get this from a library. Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee. [Frank Gardner Lesure; Eric R Force; J J Hill; John F Windolph; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. Description: Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee Survey Date: Print Date: General Information.

Title: Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina - Tennessee Author(s): Lesure, F.G., Force, E.R., Windolph, J. A mineral-resource survey of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness in the western part of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the border between North Carolina and Tennessee found trace amounts of such metals as copper, gold, lead, and zinc in rock, stream-sediment, and soil samples, but little promise for the occurrence of metallic-mineral resources was identified.

Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness: Home > PSD Limits > Map, List > Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. General Information. State(s): North Carolina, Tennessee. County(s): Graham, Monroe.

Forest Service Administrative Unit(s): Southern Region (Region 8) -- Cherokee National Forest, National Forests in North Carolina. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and Citico Creek Wilderness, Cherokee and Nantahala national forests, North Carolina and Tennessee Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and Citico Creek Wilderness in the Nantahala and Cherokee national forests, North Carolina and Tennessee "Slightly revised July " Relief shown by contours and spot heights.

The Partners of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness were selected by the US Forest Service to receive the Bob Marshall Award for Group Champion of Wilderness Stewardship. This is a national award recognizing our efforts to assist the Cheoah Ranger District in managing and preserving the Wilderness.

Surface and mineral rights are entirely owned by the U.S. Government, with the acre (km*) Falls Branch Scenic Area being the only easement. The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and the North Carolina State Line together form the eastern border of the area.

We’re at the entrance to Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness in Nantahala National Forest. We’ve found Slickrock Creek Trail # I first heard about the Slickrock Creek Trail via a magazine article in Backpacker Magazine, where it was named one of their toughest hikes in America.

The Slickrock Creek Trail is the longest single trail in the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness area. Starting at an elevation of feet at the Slickrock Trailhead and reaching feet at the Naked Ground termination, this trail has at least   Wildcat Falls is a serene spot hidden in the heart of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness.

Return to the main trail and continue hiking downstream along Slickrock Creek. You will soon come to Fords #4, #5, and #6 in quick succession - at, and miles, respectively.

The Hardest Trail in North Carolina - Slickrock Creek Trail If you're thinking of hiking up Slickrock Creek Trail in the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, I have some advice for you: don't do it.

I'm pretty sure that hike was the most miserable hike of my life. I'm also pretty sure I'm going to have scars from that hike. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and Citico Creek Wilderness in the Nantahala and Cherokee national forests, North Carolina and Tennessee "Slightly revised July " Relief shown by contours and spot heights.

Includes location map. Text and col. ill. on verso. "Recreation guide R8-RG ". Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina-Tennessee Bulletin By: Frank Gardner Lesure, E.R. Force, J.F. Windolph, and J.J. Hill. While most well-known for his poetry about beautiful, common things, an abundant forest chocked full of stunning trees and wilderness seemed the perfect spot to pay homage to the soldier and poet.

In the forest joined with Nantahala National Forest to become the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness makes a great objective for anyone who wants to get away from the crowds and loves pristine old-growth forest.

The wilderness area contains almost 6, acres of old-growth forest and is one of the largest protected wilderness areas east of the Mississippi River. Great care is taken in protecting the trees here, the largest of which rises over feet. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, created incov acres (70 km 2) in the Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina and the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee, in the watersheds of the Slickrock and Little Santeetlah Creeks.

It is named after Joyce Kilmer, author of "Trees."The Little Santeetlah and Slickrock watersheds contain 5, acres ( km 2) of. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and Citico Creek Wilderness, Cherokee and Nantahala national forests, North Carolina and Tennessee (SuDoc A /R 8-RG 22/) [U.S.

Dept of Agriculture] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : U.S. Dept of Agriculture. Location of roadless and wilderness areas in North Carolina - 11 6. Location of roadless and wilderness areas in South Carolina - 12 Mineral resources of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Area, North Carolina-Tennessee: U.S.

Geological Survey Bulletin89 p. Mineral resources of the Cranberry Wilderness Study Area. › North Carolina › Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness › Views.

Best Views Trails in Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. 1, photos. reviews Directions Print/PDF Map; Share; VIEW FULL MAP. Reviews () Photos () Recordings () Lauryn P. reviewed.Partners of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Inc., Robbinsville, North Carolina.

K likes. Activities of a non-profit group supporting the US Forest Service in matters concerning the Joyce.Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness straddles the North Carolina / Tennessee line near the southern borders of the states, with about 75% of acres contained in NC.

Six trailheads provide access to more than 60 miles of trail within the designated wilderness, which typically follow ridge tops or drop into the shady drainages.