mountain chain


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mountain chain

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(Physical Geography) a series of ranges of mountains
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Noun1.mountain chain - a series of hills or mountainsmountain chain - a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
massif - a block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range
mountain pass, notch, pass - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
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Baffled in his attempts to traverse this mountain chain, Mr.
1] A mountain chain in northwestern Germany, between the Elbe and the Weser.
A totally different class has now sprung up:--"the Mountaineers," the traders and trappers that scale the vast mountain chains, and pursue their hazardous vocations amidst their wild recesses.
On each continent, also, we see the same fact; for on the opposite sides of lofty and continuous mountain-ranges, and of great deserts, and sometimes even of large rivers, we find different productions; though as mountain chains, deserts, &c.
Abdullah Al Shandaqi, a spokesperson for the 7th Military Region, said government forces killed as many as 26 Al Houthis in fierce clashes along a mountain chain in Nehim and liberated Rayaen and Al Admegha mountains, seizing heavy arms and ammunition.
Sadah has a mild climate throughout the year, making its beautiful beaches and tranquil bays a tourist destination for visitors from the governorate and outside for recreation due to its view of the Arabian Sea and the extension of the Samhan mountain chain along its Northern side.
Sadah has a mild climate throughout the year, making its beautiful beaches and tranquil bays a tourist destination for visitors from the governorate and outside for recreation due to its views of the Arabian Sea and that of the extension of the Samhan mountain chain along its northern side.
The models the team used in their investigation mimicked the conditions at four different mountain ranges in Europe and Asia: the Himalayas, which are home to Mount Everest; the Alps, the biggest mountain chain in Europe; the Zagros, which are mostly in Iran; and the Apennines in Italy.
Launched in 2016, its key objective was to assess the water resources of the area extending over Lebanon's western mountain chain from Mount Kneisseh in the North, to mount Niha in the South - one of the most plentiful freshwater-generating hotspots in Lebanon and the Middle East.
Although Colored Canyon lies in the limestone mountain chain named "El-Tih" where it is said that Moses was lost for 40 years.
The military forces also repelled an infiltration attempt by the mercenaries in the mountain chain of Sawalha in Hifan district, which resulted in the deaths and injuries of dozens of the mercenaries, the official added.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemeni Ansarullah movement forces repelled Saudi army troops' offensive in Ulaib mountain chain in Najran province.