Adirondack Mountains

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Adirondack Mountains

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, an extension of the Canadian Shield, rises to 1,629 m (5,344 ft).

Adirondack Mountains

(ˌædɪˈrɒndæk) or


pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in NE New York State. Highest peak: Mount Marcy, 1629 m (5344 ft)

Ad′i•ron′dack Moun′tains

(ˈæd əˈrɒn dæk, ˌæd-)
a mountain range in NE New York: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Marcy, 5344 ft. (1629 m). Also called Ad`i•ron′dacks.
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Noun1.Adirondack Mountains - a mountain range in northeastern New York StateAdirondack Mountains - a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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New York's Adirondack Region is one the state's great treasures, offering travelers world-class attractions year-round," Governor Cuomo said.
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Originally built in 1883, The Sagamore Resort is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is situated on Green Island on the banks of Lake George in New York's Adirondack Region.
In truth, the central Adirondack region was not really an "unbroken wilderness" (there were settlements in Long Lake and on several other lakes) but the mountain women did not make fancy quilts like their sisters to the south.
Beth Israel Deaconess, a 621-bed teaching hospital of the Harvard Medical School, and the Adirondack Region Medical Home Pilot Program have both chosen to use quality reporting middleman Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) Quality Data Center (QDC) to aggregate their data streams and report quality measures on their behalf.
The northern Appalachian and Adirondack region, including upstate New York and New England, as well as the Lake Superior region of Wisconsin and Minnesota, have little to no seismic or volcanic activity, Sandia reported.
And the Adirondack region of New York and Virginia were even more popular destinations than New England, Mr.