How did the smoky mountains get their name?

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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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How tall is the great smoky mountains?

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.

What are facts about the smoky mountains?

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

Are the smoky mountains smoky?

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