mountain system

mountain system

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚sis·təm]
(geography)
A group of mountain ranges tied together by common geological features. Also known as mountain chain.
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Description : New tunnel construction connecting 2 auto routs separated by a mountain system.
So mountains of Siberia especially the Altai-Sayan mountain system are characterized by considerable diversity of Saussurea species [3, 4].
In this regard we are working with Kazakhstan and hope similar work will start with Tajikistan on the Pamir-Alay mountain system," he said.
They are part of the Tianshan mountain system of Central Asia, one of the largest mountain ranges in the world.
We have treated the Himalayas like garbage, never thought of the fragility of the mountain system.
Adm Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the opening of one of Mortenson's schools in a remote village in Afghanistan's Hindu Kush mountain system and voiced a similar thought: "What Greg understands better than most--and what he practices more than anyone else I know--is the simple truth that all of us are better off when all of us have the opportunity to learn, especially our children.
It is the world's highest mountain system located next to an ocean.
The Lefka Ori mountain system, situated at the western part of the island, is the most massive mountain range of Crete, including 56 peaks over 2000 m, the highest of which reaches an elevation of2453 m.
Which North American mountain system extends from the island of Newfoundland to central Alabama?
Combined, the two initiatives increase capacity on MAPL's Rocky Mountain system from 225,000 to 275,000 bpd.
The Guaniguanico mountain system is formed by two very different ranges: the Sierra del Rosario to the east and the Sierra de los Organos to the west.

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