Presentation on theme: "The Great Smokey Mountions By Raylin Alusik. Location Region-Southeast State-Tennessee Capital-Nashville Longitude-86.2272 North Latitude-35.8490 West."— Presentation transcript:
The Great Smokey Mountions By Raylin Alusik
Location Region-Southeast State-Tennessee Capital-Nashville Longitude North Latitude West
Landforms Clingmans Dome The Location is in the heart of the park The Height is 6,642 feet On Appalachian Trail Highest point in the park Mount Guyot Located in the north of park 6,621 feet high On Appalachian trail Rich Mount Located in the north of park 3,686 feet high
Culture Two Different groups of people called the Great Smokey Mountains home but had opposing ideas. * Cherokee Indians –were the first people of the mountains –Lived 1212 –800 years –forced to leave the land 1800 Early settlers came into the area in the Told the Cherokee to walk to Oklahoma
Rainbow Falls-Located in the North of the National Park. 80 feet high Laurel Falls-Also located in the north of the park. 80 feet high Abraham Falls-Located in the north of the park. 20 feet high Waterways
Rocks and Minerals Most of the rocks in the great smoky mountains National park are sedimentary and were by accumulations of clay,silt, sand, gravel and minor amounts of calcium carbide in flat-lying layers. Gold-most rocks in the great smoky mount ions are sedimentary Clay-They where formed out of clay, self, sand, gravel and minor amounts of calcium and carbonate. Copper- the oldest rocks are years old.