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Appalachian Mountains Explained

Appalachian Mountains at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Mountain system, E N. America. The Appalachians, among the oldest mountains on earth, extend almost 2,000 mi (3,200 km) from Newfoundland, Quebec, and New Brunswick southwest to Alabama, and include the White Mtns. in New Hampshire, the Green Mtns. in Vermont, the Catskill Mtns. in New York, the Allegheny Mtns. in Pennsylvania, the Blue Ridge Mtns. in Virginia and N. Carolina, the Great Smoky Mtns. in N. Carolina and Tennessee, and the Cumberland Mtns. in Tennessee. Their highest peak is Mt. Mitchell. See also Appalachian Geosyncline, Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Appalachian Mountains at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Appalachian Mountains
n : a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from
Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early
westward expansion of the United States [syn: {Appalachians}]