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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Weather systems affecting the path through the nations of Iran and Afghanistan must first cross a protective mountain barrier that wrings moisture from the air and is responsible for the semiarid climate and abundant sunshine in this region.
He felt it would be easier to see where the river led him than to make his way back across the formidable mountain barrier.
Jackson, Wyoming sits within the greater Jackson Hole region--an area known as being a hub of outdoor recreation activity (and a logical home for the Wilderness Risk Management Conference), Jackson Hole is surrounded by mountain barriers, creating a valley that is 40 miles long and six to eight miles wide.