The Catskill Mountains, also known as the Catskills, are a province of the larger Appalachian Mountains, located in southeastern New York. The Catskills are generally defined as those areas close to or within the borders of the Catskill Park, a 700,000-acre (2,800 km2) forest preserve forever protected from many forms of development under New York state law.
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- "REGIONAL TOPOGRAPHY". Catskills GIS Atlas. Catskill Center. Archived from the original on 2009-10-29. Retrieved 2009-10-12.
- "Physiographic divisions of the conterminous U. S". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2007-12-06.