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Definition of the noun allegheny mountains

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  1. the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia


  1. Allegheny Mountains: The Allegheny Mountain Range — also spelled Alleghany, Allegany and, informally, the Alleghenies — is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States and Canada where it posed a significant barrier to land travel in less technologically advanced eras. It is a barrier range that has a northeast-southwest orientation and runs for about 400 miles from north-central Pennsylvania, through western Maryland and eastern West Virginia, to southwestern Virginia.
  2. The Allegheny Mountains are a small group of mountains 16 kilometres west of the Clark Mountains in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. They were discovered on aerial exploration flights in 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition and subsequently mapped from aerial flights and ground surveys by the U.S. Antarctic Service from 1939 to 1941. They were named by the U.S. Antarctic Service for Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania which is the alma mater of Paul Siple, leader of the U.S. Antarctic Service West Base.
    • also known as 阿拉格尼山脈

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

The Allegheny region comprises the tableland of the Allegheny plateau and the Allegheny Mountains, situated between the Susquehanna River to the east and the Ohio River to the west, and between the Cumberland Plateau in West Virginia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The Allegheny Mountains from Pennsylvania to Tennessee come close to approximating these conditions. Black cherry grows in 30 states, with the densest population of trees in the Appalachian Mountain, of which the Allegheny Mountains ...

Google previewThe New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2004)

What Your Child Needs to Know by Eric Donald Hirsch, William G. Rowland, Michael Stanford

Allegheny Mountains (al-uh-GAY-nee) The Alleghenies are a mountain range extending from northern PENNSYLVANIA to southwest VIRGINIA. Annapolis (uh- NAP-uh-lis) Annapolis is the capital of MARYLAND and the site of the United ...

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

Allegheny Mountains (al-uh-GAY-nee) Western part of the Appalachian Mountains, extending from northern Pennsylvania southwest to southwestern Virginia. Anchorage City in south-central Alaska; largest city in the state. Ann Arbor City in ...

Google previewThe Household Encyclopaedia of Business and Social Forms Embracing the Laws of Etiquette and Good Society ... (1884)

Being a Practical Guide to the Preparation of Business and Legal Documents ... Enriched with Full and Carefully Prepared Tables of Reference Containing Important Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific and Other Useful Knowledge ... Forming a Complete and Comprehensive Book of Reference ...

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Google previewCosmo Dictionary of Plant Names (2006)

Scientific and Popular by A. B. Lyons

VI, C4 Allegheny Mountains. Ranges in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. IV, N6,7 Allouages. The Arawak tribes in the Lesser Antilles. VI, Dl All Saints Bay. On the coast of Bahia, Brazil (13°S). VI, G4 Allumette Island.

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