Appalachian Trail

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Appalachian Trail

A hiking path of the eastern United States extending about 3,490 km (2,170 mi) from Mount Katahdin in central Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.
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Appala′chian Trail′


n.
a hiking trail through the Appalachian Mountains from central Maine to N Georgia. 2050 mi. (3300 km) long.
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Forest Service lacked authority to grant the Atlantic Coast Pipeline rights-of-way through forestland beneath the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Yost said.
Trying to make the case for inordinate delays at FERC, Santa pointed to one project that has fallen victim to federal agency foot-dragging, that being the gas transmission pipeline that would intersect the Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Virginia.
In 2009, he completed a hike on the 2,000-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail (AT), the southern link to the International Appalachian Trail.
Furthermore, Northern Pass is wholly incompatible with such conservation gems as the White Mountain National Forest and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
"A FOOTPATH FOR THOSE WHO SEEK FELLOW with the wilderness." This inscription, found on plaques at each end of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, beautifully sums up U.S.
We walk to the point where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers converge and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail cuts through town.

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