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Where do the Appalachian Mountains start and end?

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The Appalachian Mountains extend from Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada down to central Alabama. The Appalachian Mountains are a major landform in the United States, and divide the plains of the midwestern and central states from the coastal regions bordering the Atlantic Ocean.

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Where do the Appalachian Mountains start and end?
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The Appalachian Mountains extend nearly 2,000 miles, with 83 percent of the mountain range in the U.S. One of the most well-known features of the Appalachian Mountains is the Appalachian Trail, which extends from Maine to Georgia and is 2,185 miles long. The trail was finished in 1937, and every year both sectional hikers and through-hikers attempt to walk the scenic path.

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