Excerpt from Natural Resources of the United States
Atlantic, while almost parallel to it would be in view the range of the Alleghanies; the latter, commencing in foot-hills within one or two hundred miles of the north shore of the Gulf, and extending northeast for a thousand miles or more. Still northeast of their termination would be seen the Catskills, and yet farther north the Adirondacks, stretching from the Mohawk to the St. Lawrence; and east of the latter would come in view the range of the Green Mount ains, while to their northeast would appear the White, not in a regular range, but solitary and alone, stand ing in separate masses, though proudly looming higher than 'their neighbors.
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