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mountain chain

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚chān]
(geography)
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Strewn with maple and pine forests and laced with 400 lakes, the Laurentians takes its name from the north-flanking mountain chain that forms part of the Great Canadian Shield - the oldest mountain range in the world.
Naryn region leased Jetim-Too mountain chain to Jety-Ogyz district of Issyk-Kul region in 1974 for 25 years, Akun stated.
The race took place in cycling heaven Au a circuit from the old heart of Cape Town down the eastern side of the Table Mountain chain to the Cape Point gate of the Table Mountain National Park, and then back up to the Atlantic coastline to finish on the Green Point Common, the coastal cityAAEs historic place of recreation.
AaAa The king later inaugurated a hostel for young girls in the municipality of Imouzzer Kandar, in the middle atlas mountain chain, 230 km east of Rabat.
The beautiful Appalachian mountain chain of North Carolina has become one of America's top natural attractions.
The area is a remote, mostly unexplored part of the mid-ocean ridge, the volcanic undersea mountain chain that wraps around the globe.
Russia claims its continental shelf extends along the Lomonosov Ridge, a mountain chain running underneath the Arctic.
Along the frontier--the Appalachian Mountain chain and points west--Anglo-Americans mixed with French and Spanish traders, and multiple Indian nations.
Writing in the Journal of Climate, experts said the stronger winds forced warmer air eastward over the two kilometre-high mountain chain.
John Muir called the Sierra Nevada mountain chain, the "Range of Light.
Temperatures drop so low as to ruin sensitive products stranded along the road, which runs across the Andes mountain chain from Argentina's western Mendoza province to Chile's San Antonio, Valparaiso and Ventana ports.
Bill Sutherland,45,a member of the Wirr al's Gwydyr Mountain Club was climbing alone on Friday in the Picos de Europa mountain chain when he disappeared.