Mulatto Mountain

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Mulatto Mountain is a summit in Ashe County, North Carolina, in the United States. It has an elevation of 4,304 feet (1,312 m).[1] Mulatto Mountain is the 574th highest mountain in the state of North Carolina.[2]

History[edit]

Mulatto Mountain is said to be named from the color of the mountain's soil.[3]

Copper, gold, and silver ores have been found in the mountain.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mulatto Mountain
  2. ^ "Mulatto Mountain". peakery.com. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ Arthur, John Preston (1914). Western North Carolina: A History (1730-1913). Edwards & Broughton printing Company. p. 164.
  4. ^ Lock, Alfred George (1882). Gold: Its Occurrence and Extraction: Embracing the Geographical and Geological Distribution and the Mineralogical Characters of Gold-bearing Rocks; the Peculiar Features and Modes of Working Shallow Placers, Rivers, and Deep Leads; Hydraulicing ... a Bibliography of the Subject; and a Glossary of English and Foreign Technical Terms. E.& F.N. Spon. p. 190.

Coordinates: 36°20′51″N 81°30′20″W / 36.34763°N 81.50566°W / 36.34763; -81.50566