from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A range of the Appalachian Mountains in southeast New York, western Massachusetts, and southwest Vermont rising to 1,163.9 m (3,816 ft).
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- n. a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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The Taconic Mountains stood on their toes: every wrinkle brazen, every tree brisk and complex.
The Reading Prong (58h) is contiguous with the Taconic Mountains and the New England Upland (Fenneman, 1938, p. 368).
As a result of these movements, -- perhaps several times repeated, -- a great mountain range was upridged, which has been long since leveled by erosion, but whose roots are now visible in the Taconic Mountains of western New
In Putnam Valley, N.Y., in the foothills of the Taconic Mountains an hour from midtown Manhattan, the median listing price is $545,000.
This is an easy 1+ mile walk, through a lovely field with the Taconic Mountains in view.
Shortly beyond that, you'll reach a broad viewpoint to the east over the Hudson River valley, with the Taconic Mountains beyond.
The Tinmouth Channel Wildlife Management Area is located in the Taconic Mountains in the northeast portion of Tinmouth in Rutland County.