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Definition of the noun adirondack mountains

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  1. a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area


The Adirondack Mountains are an unusual geological formation located in the northeastern lobe of Upstate New York in the United States. The mountains rise in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington counties.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS, a group of mountains in the N. of the state of New York, North America, lying between Lakes Champlain and Ontario.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Adirondack Mountains State Park in northern New York state is a region of glaciated mountains, forests, and lakes. Although traversed by many roads, most of the park remains wilderness, accessible only by trail or canoe. Whiteface Mountain ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Lake Champlain, which lies beautifully in the valley between the Green and Adirondack mountains, belongs mostly to \ ermont. The state has a shoreline upon it of 150 m. or more, and in its N. portion are numerous islands which are attractive ...

Google previewThe Crown Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1903)

A Reference Library of Universal Knowledge, Embracing Five Hundred Illustrations and Over Sixty-five Thousand Subjects, All Brought Down to the Date of Publication, with Ninety-six Colored Maps

Adirondack Mountains, the highest range in New York State, covering an area of about 8,000 to 10,000 square miles, and occupying Parts of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, and Hamilton counties. These mountains, the geological formation of which ...

Google previewThe twentieth century home encyclopedia and gazetteer (1904)

who is who? Embraces over six thousand short biographies

Adirondack Mountains, the highest range in New York State, covering an area of about 12,500 square miles, and occupying parts of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, and Hamilton counties. These mountains, the geological formation of which are ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

Editor in Chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, George Edwin Rines ... Associate and Advisory Editors ... Simon Newcomb ... James E. Creighton ... Robert S. Woodward

ADIPITE—ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS ADIRONDACK PARK — ADJUTANT ADJUTANT — ADMINISTRATION ADMIRABLE CRICHTON—ADMIRALTY LAW. water, but freely so in alcohol and ether. It melts at _300° F. and is formed by the ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS Suez Canal route. There is considerable trade in coffee, gums, and hides. Population, about 50,000. ADIRONDACK(ād-1-rón'dāk) MOUNTAINS. In northeastern New York lies a public playground, the great ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS, the highest range in New York State, stretching from near Canada, on the N., to near the Mohawk river on the S., ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1858)

The mountains in the northern part of the state, which are together generally called the Adirondack Mountains, comprise...

It rises, by two branches, among the Adirondack Mountains, and having received the Sacandaga, pursues its course (of ...

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