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--Outline of American Geography: Chapter 7, Appalachia and the Ozarks

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/geography/geog07.htm

Full text overview of Appalachian geography published by the U.S. Department of State International Information Bureau. Text covers topography, people, economic and settlement patterns, and regional development programs. No citations provided.

--Sandstone Secrets: Quartz Pebbles Reveal Ancient River System in Appalachia

http://www.research.uky.edu/odyssey/spring98/sandstone.html

Article published in the Spring 1998 issue of Odyssey, the magazine of University of Kentucky research. Researchers claim that three hundred million years ago, great rivers cut 200-foot-deep canyons and 20-mile-wide valleys throughout the Appalachian Mountains.