Allegheny Mountain (Pennsylvania) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllegheny Mountain
Allegheny Mountain Tunnel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike
|Peak||Grandview Summit (Eastern Continental Divide)|
|Elevation||3,010.3 ft (917.5 m)|
|Parent range||Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians of the Allegheny Mountains|
|Type of rock||Carboniferous|
Allegheny Mountain is a stratigraphic ridge that extends northeast to southwest from south of Blue Knob (Pennsylvania) to a saddle point at the Savage Mountain anticline. It merges with Negro Mountain just north of the Cambria County line where the Berlin-Salisbury basin expires .
- Eastern Continental Divide (ECD)
- The ECD enters Allegheny Mountain south of Fraziers Pass and follows the Allegheny Backbone  southwest where it leaves the escarpment toward the saddle point to the southeast between headwaters of Flaugherty and Wills Creeks, at which the ECD enters the Savage Mountain anticline.
|wikiarticle||west valley||summit or other point||east valley|
|Fraziers Pass||2,180 feet (660 m) (Stonycreek River)||3,010.3 feet (917.5 m)(Grandview Summit)||1,100 feet (340 m) (Juniata River)|
|US Route 30||2,580 feet (790 m) (Breastwork Run)|
|summit||2,801 feet (854 m)(summit)|
|summit||2,795 feet (852 m)(summit)|
|Pennsylvania Turnpike||2,220 feet (680 m) (Stonycreek River)||2,690 feet (820 m)(summit) Allegheny Mountain Tunnel|
|Chambersburg and Pittsburgh Survey||2,580 feet (790 m)(Deeter Gap)|
|Raystown Branch Juniata River||Buffalo Creek||2,889.6 feet (880.8 m)(triple watershed)||1,260 feet (380 m) (Little Wills Creek)|
|Savage Mountain PA||2,667 feet (813 m)|
|Allegheny Backbone||2,830 feet (860 m)(summit) southmost ECD summit on Allegheny Mountain (Pennsylvania) escarpment|
|Baltimore & Ohio Railroad||1,940 feet (590 m) Casselman River @ Flaugherty Creek||2,430 feet (740 m)(saddle point)||900 feet (270 m) Wills Creek @ Little Wills Creek|
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