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Global Range: (5000-20,000 square km (about 2000-8000 square miles)) Range includes the Cowee isloate, Balsam isolate (except the extreme northern part), and the Blue Ridge isolate (except the extreme northeastern part) of the Plethodon jordani complex, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia (Highton and Peabody 2000, Jensen et al. 2008). Elevational range is at least 256-1,295 meters (usually above 800 meters) (Highton and Peabody 2000). This species has been observed at elevations up to 1,658 meters in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where it likely occurs higher than 1,768 meters (Dodd 2004).