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  • The direction of the great volcanic cones, which rise in an irregular line above it, is not identical with the main axis of the Sierra itself, except near the Mexican frontier, but has a more southerly trend, especially towards Salvador; here the base of many of the igneous peaks rests among the southern foothills of the range.
  • It is situated in the "Blue Grass Region," near the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.
  • Low shores correspond to the plains of Cheshire, Lancashire and the Solway, while the intervening coast is of no great elevation, as only the foothills of the Lake District approach it with a gradual slope.
  • It occupies a height crowned by a medieval fortress, among the foothills of the Sierra del Cano.
  • Foothills of the Blue Ridge, from which most of the iron ore of the state is procured, are lined with brown hematite.

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