Black Mountains


Black Mountains
a mountain range in W North Carolina, part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mount Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2035 m).

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 mountain range in Yancey and Buncombe counties in western North Carolina, U.S., part of the Appalachian Mountains extending north from the Blue Ridge. The range includes Mount Mitchell (Mitchell, Mount) (6,684 feet [2,037 metres]), the highest point east of the Mississippi River. Since the Black Mountains were not subject to glaciation, their slopes are covered with soil to the top, except for rocky precipices, and are heavily wooded. They lie within Pisgah National Forest and are a popular recreational site.

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  • Black Mountains — [prob. < AmInd descriptive name] highest range of the Appalachians, in W N.C.: branch of the Blue Ridge Mountains: highest peak, MITCHELL2 Mount …   English World dictionary

  • Black Mountains — (spr. bläck mauntĭns, »schwarze Berge«), die höchste Kette der Appalachen (s.d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Black Mountains — Black′ Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range in W North Carolina, part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2035 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Black Mountains — geographical name mountains W North Carolina, a range of the Blue Ridge Mountains see Mitchell (Mount) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Black Mountains — a mountain range in W North Carolina, part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mount Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2035 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Mountains — /blæk ˈmaʊntənz/ (say blak mowntuhnz) plural noun a mountain range in the US, in western North Carolina; a part of the Appalachian system. Highest peak, Mt Mitchell, 2037 m …   Australian English dictionary


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