Q:

Which states do the Appalachian Mountains run through?

A:

Located in the United States, the Appalachian Mountains run through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, as well as and several Canadian territories. The mountain range is approximately 2,000 miles long.

The Appalachian Trail runs through the Appalachian Mountains and is 2,185 miles long. The Appalachian Trail is popular with both through-hikers, those people who hike the trail from start to finish in one trip, as well as those who are looking for shorter day or weekend hikes. The trail took 16 years to complete and was opened in 1937.


Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    What are some facts about the Appalachian Ridge and the Great Appalachian Valley?

    A:

    The Appalachian Ridge and Great Appalachian Valley are geologic formations created between 300 and 400 million years ago. In multiple collisions, the tectonic plates containing North America and Africa came together in the formation of the Pangaea supercontinent. These collisions made multiple ridges at the edges of these continents, forming the Appalachian Mountains.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the climate in the Appalachian region?

    A:

    The climate in the Appalachian region is temperate and humid, and it is approximately 10 degrees cooler than the surrounding lower elevations. The average high temperature in the summer is around the mid-80 degrees Fahrenheit and it can even go as high as the 90s, while the lows in winter can drop into the 20s.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the mountains in Virginia?

    A:

    The Blue Ridge Mountains are in Virginia and are part of the Appalachian system of mountains in the eastern part of North America. The Blue Ridge Mountains rise in southern Pennsylvania and continue southward beyond the Potomac River. The highest peak in the Virginia Blue Ridge is Hawksbill Mountain at 4,066 feet. Other summits include, Stony Man, Peaks of Otter and Mary's Rock.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma?

    A:

    The 60-mile-long Wichita Mountains chain runs from the northwest to the southeast in the southwestern part of Oklahoma. The average peaks of the mountain chain reach up to about 1,000 feet.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore