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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The hikes reveal the best of the Cumberland Plateau, he says, including arches, bluffs, waterfalls, sandstone cathedrals, and other features.
As a boy in central Tennessee, Hudson remembers looking east and gazing at the Cumberland Plateau. "My heart has always been on the Plateau," he says.
Centrally located on the Cumberland Plateau of Eastern Tennessee, its Crossville location offers the best of all worlds: quick and easy access to more than one Interstate; proximity to several major cities, including Nashville and Knoxville and a warm, friendly town of 10,000.
The Cumberland Plateau Salamander [Plethodon kentucki (Mittleman)] is a large terrestrial lungless salamander confined to the Cumberland Plateau of the central Appalachian Mountains (Mittleman, 1951; Highton and MacGregor, 1983).
The smoketree is a rare endemic tree with a relictual distribution comprising three localized populations: (1) on the Ozark Plateau in Arkansas and Missouri with a few scattered stations in eastern Oklahoma, (2) from the southern Cumberland Plateau in northeastern Alabama and adjacent Tennessee and Georgia, and (3) on the Edward's Plateau of south-central Texas (Little 1977; Davis & Graves 2016).
Cumberland Plateau Antique Tractor & Engine Association's presents its 21 st annual show.
During a three-day hog hunt on the Cumberland Plateau in the mountains of Central Tennessee, I was in a treestand for 2 1/2 days.
Tucked into the southwestern tip of the Cumberland Plateau in the Appalachian foothills, Tishomingo is an explorer's paradise, however you prefer to trek: you can clamber up 50-foot rock walls or rent a canoe to float Bear Creek, which curves through the park.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper (NYSE:IP) on Tuesday jointly donated USD2.34m in support of forestland restoration and working forests in the Southeast's Carolina Low Country Forests, Cumberland Plateau of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee and the Piney Woods of Texas and Louisiana.
Simek and his team analyzed 44 open-air art sites where the art is exposed to light and 50 cave art sites in the Cumberland Plateau using nondestructive, high-tech tools, such as a high-resolution laser scanner.
On our small farm, Herb and Plow, located on the Cumberland Plateau in eastern Tennessee, we raise more than 40 varieties of fruits and vegetables.

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