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www.visitmysmokies.com/blog/smoky-mountains/active-volcano-discovered-under...

A year-long geologic study conducted by the National Park Service has determined that there is an active volcano in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The NPS shared its findings in a press release this morning. We have summarized the report below. Scientists from the National Park Service ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/recent-east-coast-volcano

When Was the Last Time Volcanoes Erupted on the East Coast? Volcanoes on the East Coast of North America are more recent than you think—and they may be why the region still suffers relatively ...

www.answers.com/Q/Are_there_volcanoes_in_the_Appalachian_mountains

The Appalachian Mountains are millions of years older than the Rocky Mountains. Geologists believe the Appalachian Mountains once had active volcanoes because of the types of rocks found but these ...

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Yes. Mountains are the effect of seismic activity otherwise known as a volcanic eruption. The volcanoes in the Appalachian trail are considered to be extinct (least likely to erupt again). So in essence, the Appalachian Mountains are just a big group of extinct volcanoes.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appalachian_Mountains

The mountain top removal method of coal mining, in which entire mountain tops are removed, is currently threatening vast areas and ecosystems of the Appalachian Mountain region. The 1859 discovery of commercial quantities of petroleum in the Appalachian Mountains of western Pennsylvania started the modern United States petroleum industry.

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The Difference Between A Volcano And A Mountain: 1. A volcano has an opening while a mountain doesn't have. 2. A volcano explodes while a mountain doesn't. ... They are part of the Appalachian ...

www.thoughtco.com/geology-of-the-appalachian-mountains-1440772

The Appalachian Mountain range is one of the oldest continental mountain systems in the world. The tallest mountain in the range is the 6,684-foot Mount Mitchell, located in North Carolina. Compared with the Rocky Mountains of western North America, which have 50 plus peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation, the Appalachians are rather modest in ...

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The Appalachian Mountains, often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.. The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountain chain in North America.They first formed roughly 480 million years ago during the Ordovician Period.. The range is mostly located in the United States but extends into southeastern Canada, forming a zone from 160 to 480 kilometers (100 ...

www.simplyappalachian.com/article/2015/07/earthquakes-appalachia

Appalachian Growing Pains. The core of the Appalachian Mountains is the oldest in the history of the continent, formed more than one billion years ago. Fragments have been found on the surface in areas such Blowing Rock (pictured to the right) in North Carolina and on Georgia’s Red Top Mountain.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_Appalachians

The geology of the Appalachians dates back to more than 480 million years ago. A look at rocks exposed in today's Appalachian Mountains reveals elongate belts of folded and thrust faulted marine sedimentary rocks, volcanic rocks and slivers of ancient ocean floor – strong evidence that these rocks were deformed during plate collision.