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Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains are a range or "a physiographic province" within The Allegheny Mountains.The Blue Ridge Mountains begin in far north in central-eastern Pennsylvania as South Mountain at Carlisle, Pa. The Blue Ridge Mountains extend southward through parts of Maryland, Virginia (the Shenandoah National Park), West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, to Mt. Oglethorpe, Georgia, covering of 615 mi (990 km).

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Plate Tectonics
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How did the Blue Ridge Mountains form?

They were formed by the colliding of the tectonic plates during the break-up of the Super Continent.

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What types of plants and animals live in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of Virginia?

There are all kinds of plants and animals here in the Blue Ridge mountains. A lot of the animals include:

Virginia White-Tail Deer

Black Bears

Opossums

Raccoons

Gray and Red Squirrels

Gray and Red Foxes

Coyotes

Mountain Lions

Rattle snakes

Copperheads

Black (Garter) Snakes

Grass Snakes

Weasels

Moles

Rabbits

Chipmunks

Groundhogs

River Otters

Skunks

Bats

Beavers

Bobcats

Gray Wolves

Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

All kinds of Birds, including:

Robins, Jays, Woodpeckers, Vireos, Warblers, Wrens, Herons, Finches,

Hummingbirds, Sparrow, Owls, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures, Ducks and Geese; and that's just to name a few.

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Is blue ridge mountain a constructive or destructive force?

yes is a constructive force

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Who are some Famous people from blue ridge mountains?

Arthur Ashe tennis player

Pearl Bailey singer

Sandra Bullock actress

Richard Byrd explorer

Willa Cather author

Henry Clay statesman

Ella Fitzgerald singer

Patrick Henry statesman

Thomas Jefferson former u.s. president

William H. Harrison former u.s. president

Robert E. Lee confederate general

Meriwether Lewis explorer

James Madison former u.s. president

John Marshall supreme court jurist

George Mason patriot

Cyrus McCormick inventor

James Monroe former u.s. president

Walter Reed army surgeon

George C. Scott actor

Zachary Taylor former u.s. president

Booker T. Washington educator

George Washington America's first president

Woodrow Wilson former u.s. president

Thomas Wolfe journalist, writer

Appalachian Mountains
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What mountain system includes the Blue Ridge Mountains?

The Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountains.

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What are industries in the blue ridge mountains?

livestock raising, farming, tobacco growing,and lumer production

Driving Times
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How long would it be to drive to the Blue Ridge Mountains?

From my house, about 4 hours. From your house, probably something different.

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What is the climate of the Blue Ridge Mountains?

The Blue Ridge region is in the states of Virginia and Georgia. The Blue Ridge is the name of a mountain chain on the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains. This area is a very popular tourist attraction.

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What is the main reasons that the blur ridge mountains have been important to the growth of Georgia?

Precipitation in the mountains provides water to the entire state especially Atlanta

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Why are blue ridge mountains called blue?

They call it " Blue Ridge" because of the bluish color that is seen from a distance. It is caused from the isoprene in the trees that is released into the air.

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What are the physical features of the Blue Ridge Mountains?

the best answer is the blue ridge mountain its self wow right

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How long is the blue ridge mountain?

The Blue Ridge Mountains, which are the front range of the Appalachian mountains, run from Pennsylvania down into Georgia.

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Blue ridge mountains products and industry?

poultry and apples

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Did the Blue Ridge Mountains form from constructive processes?

yes they are constructive and destructive

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What are the major cities around the blue ridge mountain?

I think this list is pretty good: Charleston, WV; Chattanooga, TN; Roanoke, VA; Knoxville, TN; Asheville, NC

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Is the blue ridge mountains constructive or destructive?

I'm still looking for more info, but I've seen it say constructive.

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Why were they named the Blue Ridge Mountains?

because at sunset they look like they are blue

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Would you list each state that include the Blue Ridge Mountains?

the chocolate mountains locatied in candy land no i am just kiding it is located in the applation mountains

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What animals live in the Blue Ridge Mountains?

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

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What state do the blue ridge mountains start in?

"The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, starting at its southern-most portion in Georgia, then ending northward in Pennsylvania."

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How have the blue ridge mountains changed over the years?

they are much smaller than they were many yrs. ago they once were bigger than mounteveriest but as the yrs. went on the rain and land slides made them to what they are today.

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What is blue ridge mountain products?

Blue Ridge Products, Inc is a leader in innovative wood coatings and products and offers a full line of products for the wood finishing industry

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How did the Blue Ridge Mountains get their name?

This link will give you the information you need about your question.http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview/id/717123.html

Height
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What is the average height of the Blue Ridge Mountains?

3000 avg. 5000 ft at modt