The Nantahala River Is A River In Western North Carolina In The United States , ...
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Description: the nantahala river is a river in western north carolina in the united states , within the nantahala national forest , and near the great smoky mountains national park . the word " nantahala " comes from cherokee meaning " land of the noonday sun . " the river runs through a narrow and steep gorge ( the " nantahala gorge " ) where , in spots , the sun is overhead during the mid part of the day .