Map of Wayah Bald (1932)
A hand drawn map of the Appalachian Trail where it crosses Wayah Bald in the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina, made by Asheville, NC photographer George Masa (Masahara Izuka). Masa was instrumental in helping Appalachian Trail Conference chairman Myron Avery determine the final route of the Appalachian Trail and appropriate names for locations in Western North Carolina. This is just one of a number of maps Masa drew by hand for Avery's use in the early 1930s.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Archives. Myron Avery Correspondence.
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George Masa, “Map of Wayah Bald (1932),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed June 1, 2023, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/585.