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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 did the The Great Smoky Mountains get its name?

They are named for the smoky fog that often shrouds the range.


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Thay are smoky. They are mountains. They are found in North Carolina.


Is the Great Smoky Mountains par of the Appalachian mountains?

Yes, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is comprised of the southern Appalachian Mountains.


Is it spelled Smoky or Smokey Mountains?

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What is the name of the highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains?

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Is there endangered wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains?

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The Great Smoky Mountains and Acid rain?

what is your question? yes there is acid rain in the smoky mountains.


When was Great Smoky Mountains Expressway created?

Great Smoky Mountains Expressway was created in 1983.


Where is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located?

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the United States. The Smoky Mountains include parts of both North Carolina and Tennessee.


What is the mountain range in the Smoky Mountain National Park?

The Great Smoky Mountains are a part of the Appalachian Mountains.


Are there black bears in the Great Smoky Mountains?

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When was the Smoky Mountains National Park founded?

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What is the name of the highest peak in the great smoky mountains-?

The highest peak in the Great Smokey Mountains is Clingmans Dome.


In what state is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located?

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the United States. The Smoky Mountains include parts of both North Carolina and Tennessee.


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 envelops them.


How far is it from Houston to the Smoky Mountains?

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Headquarters is 965 miles from Houston.


When was Great Smoky Mountains National Park created?

Great Smoky Mountains National Park was created in 1934.


The Great Smoky Mountains are part of what bigger mountain range?

The Great Smoky Mountains are major mountain range in the southern part of the Appalachian Mountains.


What chain of mountains are the Great Smoky Mountains part of?

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Are the Smoky Mountains in west or east?

The Smoky Mountains are in the eastern portion of the United States. They are part of the Appalchian Mountain range.


Are the smoky mountains really smoky?

They are called "Smokey" because of the frequent fogs they have.


What state is the Great Smoky Mountains national park in?

The Great Smoky Mountains border Tennessee and North Carolina.


Why does the Smoky Mountain in Tennesse so smoky?

I don't fully understand your question. Do you mean why are the Smoky Mountains' area so smoky?