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What is the highest mountain on the east coast of the United States?

What is the tallest mountain peak east of the Mississippi river?

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Mount Mitchell is the highest peak east of the Mississippi River at an Elevation of 6,684 ft (2,037 m). Mt. Mitchell is located in North Carolina, in the Black Mountain subrange of the Appalachians.

Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in the eastern United States. It was the highest point in any state of the United States until Texas joined the union in 1845. The nearest higher point east of the Rocky Mountains is Harney Peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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