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Definition of Alleghenian

Alleghenian
Alleghenian Al`le*ghe"ni*an, a. Also Alleghanian Al`le*gha"ni*an (Biogeography) Pertaining to or designating the humid division of the Transition zone extending across the northern United States from New England to eastern Dakota, and including also most of Pennsylvania and the mountainous region as far south as northern Georgia.

Meaning of Alleghenian from wikipedia

- The Alleghanian orogeny or Appalachian orogeny is one of the geological mountain-forming events that formed the Appalachian Mountains and Allegheny Mountains...
- of the Central Pangean Mountains, including the Acadian, Caledonian, Alleghenian and Mauritanide orogenies. Europe - Forces That Made Europe, The Mediterranean...
- Variscan proper. The Variscan was contemporaneous with the Acadian and Alleghenian orogeny in the United States and Canada, responsible for forming the...
- formed by the Alleghenian orogeny, 320–340 ma Susquehanna 260 to 325 Chesapeake Bay Dissects the Appalachian Mountains, formed by the Alleghenian orogeny,...
- that the Anti-Atlas mountains were originally formed as part of the Alleghenian orogeny that also formed the Appalachians, formed when Gondwana (including...
- phase (Algonquian) peoples' "invasion". It is thought that these ancient Alleghenians were pushed from the cl****ic Huffman Phase of the eastern slopes of the...
- Anti-Atlas Mountains are believed to have originally been formed as part of Alleghenian orogeny. These mountains were formed when Africa and America collided...
- ancient fold-and-thrust belt, west of the mountain core that formed in the Alleghenian orogeny (Stanley, 421-2). Here, strata have been folded westward, and...
- and schist. These metasedimentary rocks were later uplifted during the Alleghenian orogeny. The soils are well drained, dark brown and stony with fine-earth...
- Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan Collision. Geological Society of America. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-8137-2423-2...
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