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mountain chain

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚chān]
(geography)
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Earthquakes are more intense the faster the planet's crust slams together, which explains why the shaking causes so much damage in some of the most populated areas around mountain chains.
Grant, who only six days before had been charged with conducting the war between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mountain chain, with a special assignment to Chattanooga.
Petrov left for Pakistan's Karakorum mountain chain nearly a month ago, along with Slavi Nestorov, but there is no information whether the younger of the two has also stepped on the top.
Watkins took this image of Kangerdlugssuaq Fjord, where the team camped for a month, and where they discovered what turned out to be Greenland's highest mountain chain, subsequently named the Watkins Range.
THE quake in Norcia was in a shallow fault in the Apennines, the mountain chain backbone of Italy's "boot".
It is directly north of Tehran in the foothills of the Alborz Mountains on the north side of that mountain chain.
Tropical Storm Earl's violent rains set off landslides in a mountain chain in the states of Puebla and Veracruz.
Frangieh pointed out that occupied territories in Shebaa farms, Kfar Shuba hills, and a large part of the eastern mountain chain is still under Israeli occupation in a tweet.
It is part of a $23 billion project to speed rails under the mountain chain dividing Europe north and south.
It can push upward to form the Himalayan mountain chain, or downward to form the base of the Tibetan Plateau.
about 30 miles (48 km) east-southeast of Pedro Bay on the shore of Iliamna Lake, at the foot of a mountain chain just west of Cook Inlet, the U.
Furthermore, we assessed the characteristics of each mountain chain (length, type of relief), the resources available in each chain, the type of spatial distribution of the distinct types of burials and the relationship between them, etc.