Lebanon Mountains


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Lebanon Mountains

A range of Lebanon extending about 160 km (100 mi) parallel to the Mediterranean coast and rising to 3,088 m (10,131 ft).

Lebanon Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in central Lebanon, extending across the whole country parallel with the Mediterranean coast. Highest peak: 3104 m (10 184 ft). Arabic name: Jebel Liban

Leb′anon Moun′tains


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a mountain range extending the length of Lebanon, in the central part. Highest peak, 10,049 ft. (3063 m).
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Dayr Atiah's recapture is extremely significant as it's located between the Qalamoun Mountains and the Eastern Lebanon Mountains Series, 88 km north of Damascus and on the road to the city of Homs.
Report Amina Tueni Translated by Aline Aoun NNA - Seriine el tahta or "Amir el Oyoun" is a town in Bek located at the foot of the east mountain of Lebanon Mountains Eastern chain amid the fertile Bek Valley.
Armored vehicles fired machine guns and anti-aircraft guns as they entered the town, in the foothills of the Anti Lebanon Mountains, 35 kilometers west of Damascus.
The main aim of French rule from its first day was to turn the Lebanon mountains into a solid French dominion, based on the Christian population.
Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool, wet winters with hot, dry summers; Lebanon mountains experience heavy winter snows.
Other regions include the Atlas mountains of Morocco and the Tell Atlas of Algeria and Tunisia; the Orontes Valley and Lebanon Mountains in Lebanon, Syria and Turkey; lakes, mountains and coastlines in the Southwest Balkans; and Turkey's Taurus Mountains, which contains examples of almost all of the Mediterranean's varied habitats.

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