National Geographic : 1949 Aug
© National Geographic Society 238 Kodachrome by Robert F.Sisson Mile-high Mount Katahdin, Maine's Tallest Peak, Shoulders the Sky at Appalachian Trail's Northern End "A.T ." hikers climb the dark ridge (right center) for the last few miles of the long scenic route. At Katahdin's foot, canoeists float onpine-rimmed Daicey Pond. Southern terminus of the Trail is 3,290-foot Mount Oglethorpe, in Georgia.