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View from the top of Spruce Knob, the highest point in the Alleghenies.
|Peak||Spruce Knob of Spruce Mountain (Pendleton County, WV)|
|Elevation||4,863 ft (1,482 m)|
|States||Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia|
|Parent range||Ridge-and-valley Appalachians|
|Borders on||Cumberland Mountains|
|Type of rock||Sandstone and Quartzite|
The Allegheny Mountain Range (also spelled Alleghany and Allegany) is a mountain range in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Allegheny mountains are a part of the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States and Canada.