The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountain chain in North America, stretching for 1,500 miles down the eastern portions of Canada and the United States. The tallest mountain is Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, wi... More »

An important fact about the Appalachian Plateau is that it is a geological province that extends continuously through several states, from New York to Alabama, forming the western boundary of the Appalachian Mountains. T... More »

The Appalachian Ridge and Great Appalachian Valley are geologic formations created between 300 and 400 million years ago. In multiple collisions, the tectonic plates containing North America and Africa came together in t... More »

The Appalachian Mountains extend from central Alabama around 1,500 miles north to Canada. Mt. Mitchell, located in North Carolina and rising 6,684 feet, is the highest point in the Appalachians. More »

Some Rocky Mountain facts for kids are there are 450 miles of streams and 156 lakes, the principal United States pass across the mountains is South Pass and Vasquez de Coronado was one of the Rockies' first explorers. Th... More »

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 ... More »

The consensus among scientists is that the Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountains in the world. However, there is not absolute certainty. More »