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The Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau is located in an arc around southeastern Ohio into western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This area is a dissected plateau, characterized by sandstone, shale, and many coal seams. This is the part of the Allegheny Plateau that lies outside the continental glaciation of the ice ages. State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Red Sandstone in Wyoming Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. ... Shale Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ... The Allegheny Plateau is a large, dissected plateau area in southern New York, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and eastern Ohio. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 400 000 years For the animated movie, see Ice Age (movie). ...


One of the most spectacular and scenic areas in this region is located in southeast Ohio, and is known as the Hocking Hills region. This area, similar to but smaller than the Red River Gorge in the Cumberland Plateau in Kentucky, features cliffs, rock shelters and waterfalls. Hocking Hills Trail The Hocking Hills is a scenic area of Ohio, primarily in Hocking County, Ohio, that features cliffs, gorges, rock shelters, and waterfalls. ... The Red River Gorge is a canyon system on the Red River in east-central Kentucky. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... Cliffs on the banks of the River Severn, near Bristol, England In geography, a cliff is a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure. ... A rock shelter is a shallow cave-like opening at the base of a bluff or cliff. ... Waterfall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


The Ohio River roughly bisects the Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau in roughly a north-northeast to south-southwest direction. Other significant rivers in the plateau include the Muskingum River in Ohio, the Youghiogheny River and Allegheny River in Pennsylvania, and the Monongahela River and Kanawha River in West Virginia. The Kanawha River (pronounced "ken - AAH", that is, with an extended flat A) is formed by the confluence of the New River and the Gauley River. All three rivers are known for their spectacular deep gorges. Carl D. Perkins Bridge in Portsmouth, Ohio with Ohio River and Scioto River tributary on right. ... The Muskingum River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 111 mi (179 km) long, in eastern Ohio in the United States. ... The Youghiogheny River (pronounced yah-kuh-GAIN-ee) is a tributary of the Monongahela River, approximately 135 mi (217 km) long, in the U.S. states of West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. ... The Allegheny River (historically, especially in New York state, also spelled Allegany River) is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 325 mi (523 km) long, in the U.S. states of New York and Pennsylvania. ... The Monongahela River is a river of the eastern United States of America. ... The Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 miles (156 km) long, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... The New River may refer to: The New River, a man-made watercourse in England The New River that flows into the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern North Carolina in the United States. ... The Gauley River is one of the most popular advanced whitewater runs in the Eastern United States. ...


The largest city in the Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Nickname: The Steel City Location in Pennsylvania Founded  -Incorporated 1758   County Allegheny County Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ...

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History | Government | Cities | Villages | Townships | Colleges and universities File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... On August 7, 1953, it was retroactively declared that Ohio became a U.S. state on March 1, 1803. ... List of cities in Ohio, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of villages in Ohio, arranged in alphabetical order. ... The List of Ohio Townships provides an alphabetic list of the 1340 current and historic townships in Ohio. ... See Ohio state entry // Federal Institutions Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio State Institutions Four-Year University of Akron, Akron, Ohio Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio (Historically black colleges) University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Cleveland State University...

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Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glacial till plains | Lake Erie | Black Swamp | Greater Cincinnati | Greater Cleveland This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Glaciated Allegheny Plateau is that portion of the Allegheny Plateau that lies within the area covered by the last glaciation. ... The Glacial till plains are in the Northwest of Ohio. ... Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, the worlds largest such lakes. ... Categories: US geography stubs | Ohio history | Indiana history | Wetlands | U.S. historical regions and territories ... Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area is a metropolitan area that includes eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. ... Greater Cleveland is a nickname for the metropolitan area surrounding Cleveland in Ohio. ...

Largest cities:

Akron | Cincinnati | Cleveland | Columbus | Dayton | Parma | Toledo | Youngstown City nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio County Summit Mayor Don Plusquellic Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 161. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... City nickname: The Forest City Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio County Cuyahoga Mayor Jane Campbell Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 213. ... Skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio, viewed across the Scioto River. ... Dayton, Ohio Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County, Ohio. ... Parma is a city located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. ... City nickname: The Glass City Location in the state of Ohio County Lucas Mayor Jack Ford (D) Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 217. ... Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio, on the Mahoning River, 67 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. ...

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Adams | Allen | Ashland | Ashtabula | Athens | Auglaize | Belmont | Brown | Butler | Carroll | Champaign | Clark | Clermont | Clinton | Columbiana | Coshocton | Crawford | Cuyahoga | Darke | Defiance | Delaware | Erie County | Fairfield | Fayette | Franklin | Fulton | Gallia | Geauga | Greene | Guernsey | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Harrison | Henry | Highland | Hocking | Holmes | Huron | Jackson | Jefferson | Knox | Lake | Lawrence | Licking | Logan | Lorain | Lucas | Madison | Mahoning | Marion | Medina | Meigs | Mercer | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Morrow | Muskingum | Noble | Ottawa | Paulding | Perry | Pickaway | Pike | Portage | Preble | Putnam | Richland | Ross | Sandusky | Scioto | Seneca | Shelby | Stark | Summit | Trumbull | Tuscarawas | Union | Van Wert | Vinton | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Williams | Wood | Wyandot | County name origins This is a list of Ohio counties: Adams County (West Union, Ohio) Allen County (Lima, Ohio) Ashland County (Ashland, Ohio) Ashtabula County (Jefferson, Ohio) Athens County (Athens, Ohio) Auglaize County (Wapakoneta, Ohio) Belmont County (St. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... Allen County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ashland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ashtabula County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Athens County is a county located in the state of Ohio, in the southeasternmost part of the state. ... Auglaize County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Belmont County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... For British letters in the 2004 Presidential election, see The Guardians Operation Clark County Clark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Clermont County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Columbiana County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Coshocton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Cuyahoga County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Darke County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Defiance County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Delaware County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Erie County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Gallia County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Geauga County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hamilton County is a county of the state of Ohio, located in the southwest corner of the state. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hardin County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Highland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hocking County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Holmes County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Huron County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Licking County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lorain County is a county located in the northeastern region state of Ohio, and is considered to be a part of what is locally referred to as Greater Cleveland. ... Lucas County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Mahoning County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Meigs County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Miami County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Morrow County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Muskingum County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Noble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ottawa County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Paulding County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Pickaway County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Preble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ross County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Sandusky County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Scioto County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Seneca County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Summit County, Ohio - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Trumbull County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Tuscarawas County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Van Wert County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Vinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Williams County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Demographics As of the census2 of 2000, there are 121,065 people, 45,172 households, and 29,678 families residing in the county. ... Wyandot County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... This is a list of Ohio county name etymologies. ...


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Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
This is the part of the Allegheny Plateau that lies outside the continental glaciation of the ice ages.
The Ohio River roughly bisects the Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau in roughly a north-northeast to south-southwest direction.
Other significant rivers in the plateau include the Muskingum River in Ohio, the Youghiogheny River and Allegheny River in Pennsylvania, and the Monongahela River and Kanawha River in West Virginia.
Allegheny Plateau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (283 words)
The Allegheny Plateau is a large, dissected plateau area in southern New York, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and eastern Ohio.
The plateau is bordered on the west by glacial till plains in the north, generally north of the Ohio River, and the Bluegrass region in the south, generally south of the Ohio River.
In the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau in southeastern Ohio and westernmost West Virginia, relief is typically in the range of two hundred to four hundred feet.
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