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Morvan

(môrväN`), mountainous region, E central France, in Nivernais and Burgundy. The northernmost part of the Massif Central, this heavily forested region rises to 2,959 ft (902 m) at Bois-du-Roi. Cattle raising and the production of charcoal are the chief industries. The Yonne River rises in the Morvan. A large nature park was created there in 1970.

Morvan

 

a mountain massif in France, in the northeast Massif Central. It has elevations up to 902 m. Morvan, a meridional horst, is lower in the north. It is composed primarily of granites, with a band of limestone in the east. There are broad-leaved forests (oak, beech) and meadows on the massif. There is cattle raising and lumbering.

morvan

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(geology)
The area where two peneplains intersect. Also known as skiou.
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