Clingmans Dome

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Cling·mans Dome

A mountain, 2,025 m (6,643 ft) high, in the Great Smoky Mountains on the Tennessee-North Carolina border. It is the highest elevation of the range and the highest point in Tennessee.
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Cling′mans Dome′

(ˈklɪŋ mənz)
a mountain on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee: the highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains. 6642 ft. (2024 m).
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The 53-year-old's body was found by search crews approximately 2 miles west of the Clingmans Dome parking area and three-quarters of a mile south of the Appalachian Trail, the park news release said.
At Clingmans Dome, staff hosted a ticketed affair for visitors and media, and NASA broadcast a segment of its "Eclipse Across America" live stream.
Extremes of elevation range from 6,643 feet above sea level atop Clingmans Dome in the Smokies to just 178 feet near Memphis.
From its trailhead near Clingmans Dome, the highest point in the park, this 19-kilometer path drops through three types of forest - spruce-fir, northern hardwood and cove hardwood.
Clingmans Dome Observation Tower: Built in 1959, as part of the Mission 66 program, the tower is the highest point in the park, offering visitors the best views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
From high peaks such as Clingmans Dome and Mount Mitchell in the mountains, to rivers and rural farmland in the Piedmont, to swamps and beaches in eastern North Carolina, hikers on the MST experience a range of natural beauty and environment.
At Clingmans Dome, a short drive from Newfound Gap, a paved but steep one-half-mile trail leads to a 54-foot observation tower.
The tour will also include a visit to Clingmans Dome. At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Park.
One PLF plot on Clingmans Dome, one PLF plot on Mount Sterling, one PDF plot on Mount Sterling, and one MLF plot on Mount Guyot were never established because a second replicate of the stand type could not be found on those peaks.