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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 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

the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania and West Virginia (2160, ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1911)

C Allegheny Mountains, S. C Tablelands, O E. Bnnch, t Hnego Lake, N. Y W. Branch, Allegany Mountains, N. Y Main. Junction of East ...

Google previewThe standard dictionary of facts (1917)

history, language, literature, biography, geography, travel, art, government, politics, industry, invention, commerce, science, education, natural history, statistics, miscellany; a practical handbook of ready reference based upon everyday needs by Henry Woldmar Ruoff

City in Blair County', Pennsylvania, so named because of its high situation in the Allegheny Mountains, and town in Polk County, Iowa, situated on the highest point between the Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers. A derivative of the Latin word ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The Western University of Pennsylvania, which had its beginning in 1787 as the Pittsburgh Academy and is the first institution of learning incorporated west of the Allegheny Mountains, north of the Ohio River, has in the neighborhood of 1,000 ...

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