In the Beginning

Great Smoky Mountains cross-sections from Knoxville, Tenn. to Greenville, S.C.

The Great Smokies we see today are only around 10 million years old, not 250 — 300 million as commonly claimed.

Major fault zones in French Broad watershed.

Over millions of years the French Broad River followed fault zones and ate its way through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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