Cumberland Plateau

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Noun1.Cumberland Plateau - the southwestern part of the AppalachiansCumberland Plateau - the southwestern part of the Appalachians
Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States
Cumberland Gap - a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west
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Recently, Outerbridge (1987) concluded that dissection of a portion of the Cumberland Plateau southeast of the Red River Gorge occurred during the past 1.
The well, CPP H-1, Permit #12404, was drilled into the Fort Payne Formation at a true vertical depth of approximately 1,600 feet on the Company's Cumberland Plateau Partners LLC lease in Scott County, Tennessee, and it exposed a pay section of approximately 2,300 feet in the horizontal section of the well.
According to the book Strategic Relocation by Joel Skousen, the Cumberland Plateau is one of the safest areas of the country to live.
Among these county records, six species previously known to occur on the Cumberland Plateau and/or in the Blue Ridge mountains were discovered.
2007), especially in historically high-density areas including the Cumberland Plateau (Hamel 2000b).
Five distinct physiographic provinces are represented in Georgia: the Cumberland Plateau, the Ridge and Valley, the Blue Ridge, the Piedmont, and the Coastal Plain, and each province has associations of plants and animals unique to Georgia or the southeastern U.
The Chattanooga Shale lies like a blanket under the entire Cumberland Plateau and Highland Rim of eastern and middle Tennessee and in scattered locations in the rest of East Tennessee, at a depth of less than 1,000 feet to more than 4,000 feet," Gilbert said.
Before beginning his tenure at the Tennessee Department of Health in 2011, Dreyzehner served as director of the Cumberland Plateau Health District and acting director of the Lenowisco Health District, both in Virginia.
Ecology of Castanea dentata on the Cumberland Plateau of Kentucky and Tennessee.
Edge of reservoirs and rivers, backwater sloughs, and low wet areas adjacent to railroad rights-of-way; Cumberland Plateau, Ridge and Valley; infrequent; [chiefly Coastal Plain].
Bowater Incorporated, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and the Dogwood Alliance jointly announced today the signing of an accord to enhance the protection of the forests of the Cumberland Plateau and other parts of the Southern United States.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Cumberland Plateau, the Scott County Health Department, the Oneida City School System and the STAND Program will host an anti-tobacco rally open to the public about the dangers of smoking.

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