Green Mountains (Vermont)

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The Green Mountains are a mountain range in the U.S. state of Vermont. The range extends approximately 250 miles (400 km), including, in north-to-south order and among other mountains,

Farther south, the mountain range flows into The Berkshires in Massachusetts. To the north, the mountains end as the terrain flows into the prairies of the Canadian Province of Quebec. To the west, Lake Champlain separates much of the region from the Adirondack Mountains of New York while the Connecticut River separates the region from the White Mountains of New Hampshire. All of these mountains are considered to part of the Appalachian Mountains, a vast range that stretches from New England south to Georgia (U.S. state).

The Green Mountains are traversed by the Long Trail, a wilderness hiking trail (including short stretches of road) that coincides in the southern part of the state with the Appalachian Trail. It is from these mountains that Vermont takes its name, its state nickname ("The Green Mountain State"), and the full latin name of UVM, its state land-grant university.

See also


Flag of Vermont

State of Vermont
Towns | Music

State Capital:

Montpelier

Regions:

Champlain Valley | Green Mountains | Mount Mansfield | Northeast Kingdom

Major Metro:

Burlington

Smaller Cities:

Barre | Bennington | Rutland

Counties:

Addison | Bennington | Caledonia | Chittenden | Essex | Franklin | Grand Isle | Lamoille | Orange | Orleans | Rutland | Washington | Windham | Windsor


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