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(ˌyɒk əˈgeɪ ni)
a river flowing from NW Maryland through SW Pennsylvania into the Monongahela River. 135 mi. (217 km) long.
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Forts, Floods, and Periglacial Features: Exploring the Pittsburgh Low Plateau and Upper Youghiogheny Basin
He walks from Elizabeth, where he lives near the Youghiogheny, and crosses Boston Bridge.
Four first-order streams were selected from the Youghiogheny River watershed in Garrett County, Maryland.
Kelly Bischoff sold his company to a fellow from Connellsville, Pennsylvania, who owned a northern operation on the Youghiogheny and the Cheat.
Our study was conducted along the Youghiogheny and Casselman Rivers in southwestern Pennsylvania and western Maryland, and the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River in south central Pennsylvania, USA (Fig.
In "Camping on the Youghiogheny," one of a pair of poems, the speaker describes: "the Yough/ whose death-trap water-knots/ have claimed drunks, kayakers, lovers ..." The companion poem, "Camping on the Hudson," evokes a time when "Ships came up through the Narrows/ and busted their hulls on the jagged edges." These paired poems include references to Henry Hudson and Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as reflections on class conflict and the consolations of solitude.
The new cell site is intended to provide increased wireless voice and 3G data coverage in Confluence and the surrounding area, including a section of State Route 281 on the south side of town and the northern portion of Youghiogheny River Lake.
His introduction recounts his childhood playing along the Ohio River and his later decision to canoe and map the Youghiogheny River.
The other is a photograph of the swinging bridge that crossed the Youghiogheny River in South Connellsville.
Early arrivers and late leavers will have other treasures to discover: the art and science of the Carnegie Museum, the open-air market called the Strip District, whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny River, the pop edginess of the Andy Warhol Museum, frontier forts, and even the estate of steel baron Henry Clay Frick.