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Longstreet Highroad Guide to the North Georgia Mountains

By The Georgia Conservancy

 

Design by Lenz Design, Decatur, Georgia.



The Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Georgia Mountains

By The Georgia Conservancy. Now launched on the World Wide Web, here you will find the entire contents of the best-selling book about the Georgia mountains.

This Web site, which also exists as a book, has more than 170,000 words, 50 maps, numerous illustrations, and photographs covering the Georgia Mountains. There are two ways to find information: the expandable book map below (find the area you are interested in and click) and the search engine Sherpa Search (above).

The book is part of the Longstreet Highroad Guides series of 19 books by Longstreet Press. Outdoor enthusiasts can use the Longstreet Highroad Guides series to plan excursions to other coastal areas including the Georgia Coast & Okefenokee, Florida Keys and Everglades, Chesapeake Bay, the Maine coast, the Washington and Oregon coast, and the California coast. The mountain series highlights Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Washington Cascades, Oregon Cascades, Colorado, California, and Arizona. You may want to read book reviews about the series.

Mountain travelers—first-time visitors as well as seasoned locals—will find a wide range of information on this Web site.

Web site wear you out?

All of this content is available in dead trees (book) form for those who may want to carry it with them on the hiking trails, beaches, river campsites, or historic sites. Or just admire it on their coffee table. Published in 1999, the book is 352 pages long, has 22 maps, is printed 2-color and measures 7x9 inches. Includes 60 original drawings, photographs, appendices, and an index. ISBN 1-56352-542-9. $18.95. Book reviews. Buy the book.


Contents

(View an expanded hyperlinked book map)

Foreword, by Jimmy Carter

Acknowledgments

The Natural History of the Georgia Mountains, by Charles Wharton

The Cumberland Plateau and the Valley and Ridge

The Blue Ridge

Long Trails

Appendixes


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