intermontane


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to intermontane: NAFTA

in·ter·mon·tane

 (ĭn′tər-mŏn-tān′, -mŏn′tān′)
adj.
Located between mountains or mountain systems: an intermontane glacier.

intermontane

(ˌɪntəmɒnˈteɪn)
adj
(Physical Geography) occurring or situated between mountain ranges: an intermontane basin.

in•ter•mon•tane

(ˌɪn tərˈmɒn teɪn)

adj.
located between mountains or mountain ranges: an intermontane lake.
Sometimes, in`ter•moun′tain (-ˈmaʊn tn)
[1800–10; < Latin inter- inter- + mont-, mōns mount2]
References in periodicals archive ?
In Tucuman, berries are grown in 2 contrasting regions: the humid piedmont and the semiarid intermontane valley of Tafi (Zuccardi & Fadda 1985; del Rio et al.
1) is an intermontane rift basin that filled with fluvial and lacustrine sediments that produced conglomerate, sandstone, siltstone, shale and coal (Shaler et al.
He coined the term "Great Basin" for the intermontane region and proved that it was not a desert.
control group spent between the towns of La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod, of Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, intermontane and Thnes.
vitriolina, which are found in the Lesser Antilles and dry intermontane valleys of Colombia, respectively (Burns et al.
There are many symbiotic coal and oil shale basins in the world, such as the Huangxian [4-9], Songjiang [10] and Heshentuoluogai [11] basins of China, the Intermontane Basin of USA [12], the Junggar Basin of China [13], the US Green River Basin [14], etc.
It is common and widespread in low woodland and shrubbery, from Andean slopes and dry intermontane valleys in Bolivia (up to 1800 m), across lowlands and Chaco in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil (Ridgely and Tudor, 1989).
1993, Quaternary and Holocene intermontane basin sedimentation in the Karakoram Mountains.
Abdullah Khan and Sarfaraz Ahmad (2010) trace metal concentration in the waters of Rivers and Ponds in valley Field Intermontane Basin In the eastern Himalayas Journal of Applied Geochemistry Volume.
2010], an intermontane basin ~100 km north of the deformation front.
This new taxon provides more evidence for an early radiation of Salvelinus in intermontane drainages of the western United States.
Fishes of the uplands and intermontane basins of Guatemala: revisionary studies and comparative geography.
Full browser ?