Adventure Guide to Georgia by Blair Howard

By Blair Howard

This advisor is a part of a chain concentrating on outside actions reminiscent of mountaineering, cycling, mountaineering, horseback driving, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. historic and different history info is equipped, in addition to entire commute information.

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The Blue Ridge The Blue Ridge is to the north. These mountains, together with the Valley and Ridge and the Cumberland Plateau regions, are all a part of the Appalachian Highlands. The mountains here rise an average of 3,000 feet above sea level; the peak of Brasstown Bald Mountain, the highest point in the state, is 4,784 feet high. The Valley & Ridge The Valley and Ridge sits to the west of the Blue Ridge. This is a region of folded mountains where the old rocks, resistant to erosion, stand out as long, narrow ridges.

The original 18th-century Tybee Lighthouse, which was one of the first public structures in the state, still guides vessels into the port of Savannah. Georgia extends over five natural regions: the low Coastal Plain; the central Piedmont Plateau; and, in the extreme north, the Blue Ridge, the Valley and Ridge, and the Cumberland Plateau regions of the Appalachian Highlands. The Coastal Plain It was here, along its Atlantic coast, that Georgia was first settled in 1733. The new colony was established as a haven for England's Page 8 poor and as a buffer between the Northern colonies and Spanish Florida.

Some of the adventures listed in the index as ''scenic drives'' are designed for the pure pleasure of driving, with just enough attractions and stops along the way to keep things lively; maybe you'd like to take time out for a picnic. So, let the top down, the wind blow through your hair, leave all the anxieties of the busy world far behind and enjoy! To make things as simple as possible, we have taken the following approach to the order of this book. First, each type of adventure is briefly covered on pages 25-42.

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