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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Which range of mountains separates France from Spain?
In the distance is a range of mountains that earlier photographers would have turned into a romantic wilderness; Adams, by contrast, ensures we see power cables and tiny patio gardens that refute any sense of grandeur.
The Snowdonia Expedition takes you deep into the heart of Wales''s highest range of mountains and includes mountaineering.
Lying in the lee of a range of mountains which includes Antarctica's tallest peak, Mt Vinson, Patriot Hills is situated near a vast area of naturally occurring blue ice.
SCIENTISTS have mapped a huge range of mountains buried two miles beneath the Antarctic ice.
Not literally, of course - that would have caused massive destruction in the Midlands as a new range of mountains on a similar scale to the Himalayas sprung up around Solihull.
The Record's exclusive prints include a deserted beach and turquoise sea in Harris, a fiery sky over the peaks of Glen Etive, near Glen Coe, the autumn colours of Glen Affric, near Cannich, in Inverness-shire, the shadowy, mountains near Loch Torridon, in Wester Ross, the craggy Ross of Mull, on the southwest coast of the island, and Black Mount, a range of mountains stretching from Glen Orchy to Glen Coe, beside Rannoch Moor.
The apartments have views across Lake Wakatipu towards the Remarkables range of mountains.
Turkish prisoners are paraded through the centre of Baghdad, 1917; in addition to plant hunting, on his 1935 expedition to Tibet, Kingdon-Ward set out to map a range of mountains that he'd seen while visiting the region in 1924.
Waiting nearby for an opportunity to attack Catiline were several legions under Metellus and Caius Antonius, who cornered Catiline and his army against a range of mountains.
This involved going up and down the highest point of the range of mountains twice, carrying a rucksack weighing 45lb.
A large display sign touted a gold mine that was hidden behind a near range of mountains.