island mountain

island mountain

[′ī·lənd ¦mau̇nt·ən]
(geology)
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A busy island mountain rescue team has been called out to its fifth rescue involving tourists in eight days.
The underground mine complex is located beneath Island Mountain, Cow Mountain, and the Valley between the two mountains.
Once, while packing a deer down from a Montague Island mountain at dusk, I was closely tailed by two browns.
Specifically, she offers a detailed study of three mining communities: John Day, Oregon, Tuscarora, Nevada, and Island Mountain, Nevada.
Official monitoring body GNS Science said the temperature a few hundred metres below a lake in the crater of the North Island mountain was estimated at 800C (1,472F) but the temperature at the lake itself was just 20C (68F).
Kiska Metals Corporation, a mineral exploration company focused on advancing the Whistler property, Alaska, has reported its final drill results from the Island Mountain prospect, Whistler Project.
The company drilled 15 holes at Island Mountain before the season ended last year.
That path has seen him trek 120km across Antarctica to the South Pole, climb the continent's highest peak, Mt Vinson, tackle 22,841ft-high Aconcagua in South America, reach the top of Africa's highest summit Mt Kilimanjaro and, finally, climb the sheer face of the Carstensz Pyramid - the world's highest island mountain.
Congdon noticed the plant growing near the peak of Mount Mabu, an "island mountain" of granite that rises abruptly from the surrounding flatlands and in a remote enclave that researchers call "the lost forest."