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Tanasee Gapin Tanasee Ridge on the Jackson-Transylvania county line in Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests.
Tanasee Ridgeon the Jackson-Transylvania county line, forms the boundary between Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. It is approx. 11 mi. long and extends NW from the Blue Ridge.
TanawhaSee Grandfather Mountain.
Tanbark GapSW Cherokee County between Pack Top and Potato Creek.
Tanbark Ridgecentral Buncombe County between Jones Cove and Bull Creek.
Tandaquomucan Indian village of either the Weapemeoc or Chowanoac tribes located in what is now SE Bertie County between the mouths of Chowan and Roanoke Rivers. Appears on the De Bry map, 1590. The name may have meant "where the road goes by the big evergreens."
Tank Creekrises in NW Cumberland County and flows NE into Little River.
Tantram Branchrises in SE Buncombe County near Patton Gap in the Swannanoa Mountains and flows S into Trantham Creek.
Tantroft BranchSee Tantrough Branch.
Tantrough Branchrises in E central Yancey County and flows N into Little Crabtree Creek. Named for the wooden trough used in tanning hides that an early settler had there. The spelling Tantroft is also used.

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