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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A group of mountains in northeast New York between the St. Lawrence River valley in the north and the Mohawk River valley in the south. The range is part of the Appalachian system and rises to 1,629.9 m (5,344 ft). Lakes, forests, and numerous winter sports resorts, including Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, attract many tourists.

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