Valley Ridge Region .


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Valley & Ridge Region. The Valley & Ridge Region is located between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains. The Allegheny Mountains have a higher elevation . ALL of these mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain Range. Industries and Jobs in the Valley & Ridge.
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Valley & Ridge Region The Valley & Ridge Region is situated between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains. The Allegheny Mountains have a higher rise . These mountains are a piece of the Appalachian Mountain Range.

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Industries and Jobs in the Valley & Ridge Lumbering Grain Farming Apple and Peach Orchards Raising domesticated animals Dairy Beef Sheep Poultry-(Chicken & Turkeys)

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The Great Valley-a range of marsh between slopes or mountains The valley lies between the Blue Ridge & Allegheny Mtns. Shenandoah Valley is Virginia\'s Largest Valley. The Shenandoah River goes through it. Massanutten Mountain is situated here. Numerous individuals come here in the winter time and ski.

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The Cumberland Gap-a break or opening, for example, a go through mountains. It is situated in the southwestern corner of Virginia. It is known as the GATEWAY toward the WEST. Pioneers crossed through this when the were doing the western development.

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Winchester This is the most seasoned city in the Great Valley Each year there is an Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester. It is one of the 20 most populated urban communities in Virginia

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Harrisonburg James Madison University is situated here.

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Caverns were shaped by underground waterways that wore away shakes. Luray Caverns is a famous vacation spot. There are likewise Endless Caverns and Grand Caverns. Stalactites - frame when minerals in water dribble from the dividers and roofs in caverns. Stalagmites-assemble upward from the surrender floors

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Natural Chimneys These are tall, stone towers. They are situated in Augusta County. Each August there is a jousting competition here.

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Natural Bridge Natural Bridge is a stone extension more than 90 feet long. It has been said that George Washington cut his initials on this extension.

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Hot Springs There is a celebrated hot spring in Bath County. Hot shakes under the ground warm the water. It rises in spots called hot springs. Some come to unwind in the water. Others trust it may cure ailments.

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