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The largest and most well-known of these valleys is the Shenandoah Valley. The Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region is riddled with caverns carved into the abundant limestone. Appalachian Plateau: In the far southwestern portion of Virginia lies the Appalachia Plateau. This plateau extends into Kentucky as the Cumberland Plateau. Covered with ...


Many of the peaks in this area of West Virginia rise to over 4,000 feet above sea level. Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia, rises 4,863 feet above sea level in the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region. Appalachian Plateau: West of the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region, the Appalachian Plateau covers 5/6 of West Virginia. This ...


The high relief of the Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountain systems also helps to control Virginias climate. The influence here originates with the well-developed rainfall pattern that is evident along the great mountains of the western margin of North America.


Abstract The crayfish fauna of West Virginia consists of 23 species and several undescribed taxa. Most survey efforts documenting this fauna have been conducted in lotic waterways throughout the Appalachian plateau, Allegheny Mountains, and Ridge and Valley physiographic provinces.