background in the underline geology. Among these five main geographic regions of Virginia, the Valley and Ridge of Virginia plays an important role in the geology of Virginia starting from its Proterozoic period that dates back to 600 Ma through Cenozoic period in 0 Ma. The significant activities during the Silurian period as far as sediment deposition is concerned include erosion of Taconic Mountains and deposition of clastic wedge, such as Juniata Formation and Tuscarora Formation; and as far as carbonate
Appalachian Mountains are a mountain range in the eastern part of North America. The origin of the mountain ranges name came about when “Spanish explorer Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and his crew were exploring the Florida coast in 1528, they found a Native American town with a name they transliterated as Apalachen. The word ‘Apalachen’ was also applied to an inland mountain range, and through the course of time it became applied to the entire range and its spelling was changed” (“Appalachian Mountains”).
such an area. Land that is included within the Southern Appalachia can be best described by Horace Kephart as he does so in his book The Southern Highlander and His Homeland to include: “the four western counties of Maryland; the Blue Ridge Valley, and Allegheny Ridge counties of Virginia; all of West Virginia; eastern Tennessee; eastern Kentucky; western North Carolina; the four northwestern counties of South Carolina; northern Georgia; and northeastern Alabama.” (22-24) With so much
Somewhere Among the Hills Among the Blue-Ridge Mountains in West Virginia, Seneca Rocks remains a place that values preservation of nature, its history, a family-oriented environment, and the safety and well-being of those who visit. I have visited Seneca Rocks at least three times in my 18 years and it is a very common place in my hometown, therefore, my personal experience helps me determine its values. “Seneca Rocks is a bare white sandstone sheet of rocks with sheer cliffs, towering 900 feet
Region. The valley is the key to military strength and ultimate victory of the War so the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns began. The Valley would be contested from the July 1861 until March of 1865. The Valley covered an area form Blue Ridge Mountains south to the Allegheny Mountains. The Valley allowed the Confederacy easy access to the Unions capital of Washington D.C.. The same Valley would also provide the Union a direct route to the Confederates capital of Richmond. Both capitals are only fifty miles
George Washington was one of the most skilled, and maybe the best person that could have held the title of founder of the United States of American. He had the capabilities of representing his people on the Continental Congress, the intelligence to flip his misfortunes to his victories on many battles against the British and on his personal life, the generosity of believing in people that were ignored or discriminated by society and more remarkably, the bravery needed to act against the laws and