No. 4 in a series on
Geologic Wonders of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
In addition to containing the highest point in Virginia (Mount Rogers, elevation 5,729 feet), the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (NRA) of the Jefferson National Forest is a window on the history of ancient volcanic eruptions and glacial movement.
On the cover: Buzzard Rock, a shoulder of Whitetop Mountain, from near the peak of Whitetop Mountain; volcanic rocks are in the foreground. Photograph by Sandra H.B. Clark, U.S. Geological Survey.
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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region, 2007, Volcanic fire and glacial ice, no. 4 (Mount Rogers National Recreation Area) of Geologic wonders of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests: Reston, Va., U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product, 1 brochure.
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