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Range Name(s): Southern Appalachians, Южные Аппалачи     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 2 037 m / 6 683 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): North America     Average Length: 497 miles / 800 km
Location: United States (USA): Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia; ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: 35°40'48.603''N
-82°-17'-15.352''W
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Parent Range: Appalachian Mountains     Nearest Airport(s): Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT);
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Appalachian Mountains are in the focus of interest of hikers, rather than climbers. They are famous for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T. This is a marked hiking trail in the eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. The total length is approximately 2,200 miles (3,500 km). The Appalachian Trail is famous for its many hikers, some of whom, called thru-hikers, attempt to hike it in its entirety in a single season. Many books, memoirs, web sites and fan organizations are dedicated to this pursuit.... Read more

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The Southern Appalachians is a highest part of Appalachian Mountains. It consists of the prolongation of the Blue Ridge which is divided into the Western Blue Ridge (or Unaka) Front and the Eastern Blue Ridge Front, the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, and the Cumberland Plateau.

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The southern section runs from the New River in West Virginia to the south-west up to central part of Alabama.

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• The famous Trail in Appalachian Mountains passes through 14 states. The path is maintained by 31 trail clubs and multiple partnerships and managed by the National Park Service and the nonprofit Appalachian Trail Conservancy. The majority of the trail is in wilderness, although some portions traverse towns, roads and cross rivers.

 

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