Jura Mountains

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Ju·ra Mountains

 (jo͝or′ə, zhü-rä′)
A range extending about 240 km (150 mi) along the French-Swiss border and rising to 1,720 m (5,643 ft). The area is a popular year-round resort region.
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This invention occurred in which country that borders the Jura Mountains -- Switzerland or Slovenia?
In Norway, for example, 8,850 sheep are lost annually to lynx, while in the Jura mountains of France, 980 sheep were killed in the six years to 2001.
5km stage from Besancon to Oyonnax as the competitors negotiated the lumpy terrain of the Jura Mountains.
They afford panoramic views of Lake Geneva, the Jura Mountains and the Mont Blanc.
The tunnel would reach to the Alps in the east, the Jura mountains in the west and go under Lake Geneva, the BBC reported.
On moving to Switzerland in the 1990s, he set shop in the town of Sainte- Croix in the Swiss Jura mountains.
OYONNAX 9 WORCESTER 9 WARRIORS fought out a hard-earned draw in the pouring rain of the Jura mountains against Oyonnax in the Amlin Challenge Cup.
It is situated in the transition area from the Franconian Jura to the Swabian Jura mountains and is a reduced and isolated part of the network of dry habitats at national and international levels, and thus is of Europe-wide importance.
From the early days to the present, in its home in Le Locle in the Swiss Jura Mountains, Tissot has translated craftsmanship and precision into stylish timepieces now sold in more than 160 countries around the world.
This delicious cheese hails from the Jura mountains in the Franche-Comte region of France, by the Swiss border.