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Geography of Greene County, New York: Catskill Mountains, Kaaterskill High Peak, Hunter Mountain, Kaaterskill Falls, Halcott Mountain Source Wikipedia

Geography of Greene County, New York: Catskill Mountains, Kaaterskill High Peak, Hunter Mountain, Kaaterskill Falls, Halcott Mountain

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Published August 19th 2011
ISBN : 9781233123285
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32 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Catskill Mountains, Kaaterskill High Peak, Hunter Mountain, Kaaterskill Falls, Halcott Mountain, DeepMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Catskill Mountains, Kaaterskill High Peak, Hunter Mountain, Kaaterskill Falls, Halcott Mountain, Deep Notch, Rusk Mountain, Stony Clove Notch, Kaaterskill Clove, Southwest Hunter Mountain, Plateau Mountain, Platte Clove, Tenmile Creek, Twin Mountain, Bearpen Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, Indian Head Mountain, Thomas Cole Mountain, West Kill Mountain, Blackhead, North Mountain, Bowery Creek, Mount Sherrill, Kaaterskill Creek, Black Dome, Blackhead Mountains, North Dome, Coxsackie Creek, Windham High Peak, Vly Mountain, Devils Path, Stony Clove Creek, Notch Lake, West Athens Hill Site, Leeds Flat Site, Jan De Bakkers Kill. Excerpt: The Catskill Mountains, an area in New York State northwest of New York City and southwest of Albany, are a mature dissected plateau, an uplifted region that was subsequently eroded into sharp relief. They are an eastward continuation, and the highest representation, of the Allegheny Plateau. They are sometimes considered an extension of the Appalachian Mountains into Upstate New York, although they are not geologically related. The Catskills are west of the Hudson River and lie within the bounds of six counties (Otsego, Delaware, Sullivan, Schoharie, Greene, and Ulster). The Catskill Mountains are also considered a physiographic section of the larger Appalachian Plateau province, which in turn is part of the larger Appalachian physiographic division. The mountains lie within the Allegheny Highlands forests ecoregion. At the eastern end of the range the mountains begin quite dramatically with the Catskill Escarpment rising up suddenly from the Hudson Valley. The western boundary is far less certain, as the mountains gradually decline in height and grade into the rest of the Allegheny Plateau. Nor is there a consensus on where the Catskills end to the north or south, with it being certain o...