mountain range


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mountain range

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚rānj]
(geography)
A succession of mountains or narrowly spaced mountain ridges closely related in position, direction, and geologic features.
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Enkelmann noted that the northern part of the St Elias mountain range located along the Pacific coastal region of North America - is dry.
We have long demanded that Aravalli mountain range be treated as forest on the lines of 1997 Supreme Court's Samatha judgment pertaining to tribal land of Andhra Pradesh.
Mansour Al-Bahoot, director-general of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) in Baha, said the branch is in the process of conducting studies on the mountain ranges to introduce sports, such as climbing and cave-discovery initiatives.
The new species of duck-billed and horned dinosaurs were being born at an astounding rate of every few hundred thousand years during the brief time when the two mountain ranges and the seaway coexisted, Gates said.
The computer science diploma holder from India has been working at the Jabal Shams Base Camp for the last 18 months and has fallen in love with the mountain range that also has Oman's own spectacular Canyons.
The small villages behind the mountain range to the North East have adequate tarred road access and facilities linking them to nearby markets and filling stations.
The man, aged 56, who is believed to be from the Cheshire area, was descending the Three Peaks Mountain Range in the Brecon Beacons when he raised the alarm.
The image fixed on the glass casts a shadow on its backing which, surprisingly, reads as the dark silhouette of a mountain range.
On April 12, Todd Keller of Tucson, Arizona, was mountain biking in a remote area of Sabino Canyon in the foothills of the Santa Catalina mountain range north of Tucson.
Most hydrothermal vents sit on top of the mid-ocean ridge, the longest continuous mountain range on the planet.
The aerial gymnastics continue for another five minutes before we land atop the Entabeni mountain range, 6,000 feet up.

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