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Into the Asheville Bowl: Channels and Streams

Having in the previous post delineated at least some major features of Asheville’s geophysical situation (elevation, rings of mountains, rivers, gaps), the eradication and removal of the Cherokees, and early land speculation, we move to consider the streams themselves (demographic and otherwise) … Continue reading

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Toward the Asheville Bowl: The Geophysical Context and Greed for Land

In summer the winds prevail from the southern points of the compass; they come to Asheville cooled by passage over the high mountains, and slightly tinctured with balsamic odors gathered there-from. In winter, as they come from northern points, their force is broken … Continue reading

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