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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scientists believe that the Madia-as Mountain Range originated from the seabed thousands of years ago.
Dr Mahmood also predicted that a new mountain range would take shape in the region, starting at the Hindukush and it would stretch to India going through the planes of Punjab and Sindh.
Shepherd, 52, is the first foreigner-- and maybe the first person on Earth-- who has explored all the mountains of the mountain range in both Koreas.
Muscat: Temperatures have dropped to -5 degrees Celcius in the Al Hajar Mountain Range, according to Badar Al Baddaei, the owner of a local weather monitoring website, Rathth.
The armed forces in cooperation with popular committees drove the hirelings entirely out of Attias Mountain Range, which overlooks the western side of Kovel camp and also cleanse most of Wadi al-Malh area, eastern Serwah, a military official said.
The Aravalli mountain range is considered the oldest mountain range in the world but its existence is under severe threat due to rampant mining and encroachment in forest areas.
Researchers led by geologist Eva Enkelmann from University of Cincinnati in US found that the way a mountain range moves and behaves topographically can also change and create its local climate by redirecting wind and precipitation, said the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
Montallana recalled that Sierra Madre was the only area that did not suffer rain deficit because of its topography with the existence of large tracts of intact rainforest in the mountain range.
The SM Foundation and BDO Foundation have recently partnered for the first time in an effort to grow a million trees (GAMT) in the Antipolo side of the Sierra Madre mountain range to restore lost forest cover.
Project Description: The parish of Clarendon has 3 major mountain ranges (Bull Head Mountain Range, Teak Pen Mountain Range and Mocho Mountain Range) consisting of forest reserves and woodland areas that provide valuable environmental services.
Mount Shada is the highest peak of a mountain range near Sarat Abidah.
BEIRUT, March 7 (KUNA) -- Four rockets coming from the direction of the Eastern Mountain Range on the Lebanese-Syrian border fell into areas in Lebanon, said security reports on Friday.

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