The Appalachian region extends from parts of New York to Mississippi, and it covers a land area of approximately 205,000 sq. mi. This region is found along the Appalachian Mountains, and it spans 13 states, including Ten... More »

The highest point in the world is Mount Everest at 29,035 feet high, and is located in Nepal. The highest point of a mountain is called the peak, or summit. When there is a series of mountains close together, this is ref... More »

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Some interesting facts about the Blue Ridge Mountains are that they are part of the larger Appalachian Mountain range, and its highest peak is Mt. Mitchell found in North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Mountains extend from th... More »

The biggest state in the United States is Alaska, encompassing a total area of 665,384 sq mi. Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas, which is the second largest state. More »

The United States has 50 states that include Alabama, Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, ... More »

The Middle colonies, the middle region of the 13 colonies, were the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Because of their prime locations along the Eastern coast, the Middle colonies were important ... More »

Common categorizations of the 50 states include population and land area. Lists of the 50 states ranked by population and land area are readily available on the Internet. More »

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