Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 19, 1962 · Page 39
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August 19, 1962

Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 39

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fHAVN 0EN YOU turn wnou OOYA ATM6? DENNIS! DPCVENEARLY , BOY/ /HAD/, MAKE iCOULO ^~ ^~ ~ •» ^ YOU 200 MILLION YEARS A THIS BUILDING OF MOUNTAINS' BEGAN, AND A3 COUNTLESS AGES I t«9EP THEY GRADUALLY ROSE | FROM SURROUNDING LOWLANDS ' v* A PEEP BLUE HAZE RISING FROM DENSE PLANT GROWTH SOFTENS THE OUTLINES OF THE FAR-FLUNG PEAKS OF GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL, PARK,,. IN THEIR BEGINNING, THESE MOUNTAINS BARE ROCK AND EARTH. FORMED BY THE UPHEAVAL OF THE EARTH'S CRUST WHERE WLDLIFE IN MANV FORMS LIVES UNDISTURBED EXCEPT BY AN OCCASIONAL HIKER,, ONLY SINCE THE LAST • ICE AGE HAS THE MANTLE OF VEGETATION CREPT UP THE PEAKS AND VALLEYS.. AND EVEN NOW Hll NCVER ENDING CttAMW «O66 ON BENEATH THE BUIE ^l»rs ANP FLO^gRINa PLANT6 THAT BLAN KET THE GREAT SMOKIES THi MOST CPiCTACULAR SEASONS IN TH5 SMOKIES ARE SPRING, WITH MYRIADS OP WI^P PLQWSR AND BRILUIANT RHOPODBNPROHS/ AND AUTUMN, WITH RIOTOUS BURST OP CHANSINS LEAF COUDR

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