How did the smoky mountains get their name?
The Smokies are named for the blue mist that always seems to hover around the peaks and valleys. The Cherokee called them shaconage, (shah-con-ah-jey) or "place of the blue smoke". The Smokies are named for the blue mist that always seems to hover around the peaks and valleys. The Cherokee called them shaconage, (shah-con-ah-jey) or "place of the blue smoke".
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Between Tennessee and North Carolina
What is the name of the state that has the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as a border with North Carolina?
Tennessee and North Carolina
They are called "Smokey" because of the frequent fogs they have.
The elevation of Clingmans Dome is 6,643 feet (2,025 meters) above sea level. Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The haze that emanates from the trees. It is not smoke or fog.
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The Smoky Mountains are the highest range east of the Mississippi. More than 25 of its peaks rise over 6,000 feet. The Smoky Mountains are named for the smokelike haze that en…velops them.
No, The name "Smoky" comes from the natural fog that often hangs over the range and looks like large smoke plumes at a distance. The fog, which is most common in the morning a…nd after rainfall, is the result of warm humid air from the Gulf of Mexico cooling in the higher elevations of Southern Appalachia
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I don't fully understand your question. Do you mean why are the Smoky Mountains' area so smoky?
They are named for the smoky fog that often shrouds the range.
The highest peak in the Great Smokey Mountains is Clingmans Dome.