The Appalachian Mountains run from the Saint Lawrence Gulf in Canada to the U.S. state of Alabama. The mountain range is more than 1,500 miles long. Its highest point is located at Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, with an elevation of 6,684 feet.Know More
The Appalachians are an ancient range of mountains that first formed around 480 million years ago. At one point, the mountains reached elevations comparable to those of the Alps, but they have since reduced in height due to erosion.
The mountain range was once physically connected to the Caledonian chain located in Scotland and Scandinavia, before the Mid-Atlantic Ridge forced the North American and Eurasian plates thousands of miles apart.Learn more about Maps & Cartography
The Mother Lode mountain is located in the Cascade Mountain range in northern Oregon. The Mother Lode may also refer to a large region of gold deposits in the Sierra Nevada mountains.Full Answer >
The oldest mountain range in North America is the Appalachian Mountains. They extend from Newfoundland to Alabama. Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain on the east coast, is located in the Appalachian Mountains.Full Answer >
Canada is not a state but rather a country that borders the United States; it has 10 provinces and three territories that are like states. The country is a parliamentary democracy, a federation and a constitutional monarchy. Canada has executive, legislative and judicial branches.Full Answer >
The state of Alabama is situated in the southeastern United States. Alabama shares borders with the Gulf of Mexico and Florida, which are to its south and also shares a border with Mississippi to the west, Georgia to the east and Tennessee in the north. The state has 53 miles of coastlines that stretch from its borders with Florida and Mississippi.Full Answer >