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North Carolina

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Swanquarter Catfish Lake South Sheep Ridge Pond Pine Pocosin Birkhead Mountains Thunder Ridge Shawvers Run Mountain Lake Peters Mountain

Original map prepared by the National Atlas of the United States of America ® (August 2004). Additional data for subsequently designated wilderness areas has been added by the staff.

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State Fast Facts

State acres: 31,402,880
Acres of wilderness: 111,503
Wildernesses: 12

Largest wilderness: Shining Rock Wilderness
Smallest wilderness: Pond Pine Wilderness
Managing agencies: FWS, FS

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Map Legend
BLM wilderness - dark yellow Bureau of Land Management Wilderness
BLM non wilderness - light yellow Bureau of Land Management NON-Wilderness
FWS wilderness - dark orange Fish & Wildlife Service Wilderness
FWS non wilderness - light orange Fish & Wildlife Service NON-Wilderness
FS wilderness - dark green Forest Service Wilderness
FS non wilderness - light green Forest Service NON-Wilderness
NPS wilderness - dark purple National Park Service Wilderness
NPS non wilderness - light purple National Park Service NON-Wilderness
Roads - red Major Roads
Ferry routes (AK only) - blue Ferry Routes (AK)

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