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Taconic Mountains


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).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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.

    Valley of Vermont

  • The Reading Prong (58h) is contiguous with the Taconic Mountains and the New England Upland (Fenneman, 1938, p. 368).

    Ecoregions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)

  • 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

    The Elements of Geology

  • In Putnam Valley, N.Y., in the foothills of the Taconic Mountains an hour from midtown Manhattan, the median listing price is $545,000.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • 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.

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  • The Tinmouth Channel Wildlife Management Area is located in the Taconic Mountains in the northeast portion of Tinmouth in Rutland County.



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