Snowy Mountains


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Snowy Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in SE Australia, part of the Australian Alps: famous hydroelectric scheme. Also called (Austral informal): the Snowy or the Snowies
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I contemplated the lake: the waters were placid; all around was calm; and the snowy mountains, `the palaces of nature,' were not changed.
As he said this he pointed out to those who surrounded him the magnificent spectacle which the sky presented, of deepest azure in the horizon, the amphitheatre of fleecy clouds ascending from the sun's disc to the zenith, assuming the appearance of a range of snowy mountains, whose summits were heaped one upon another.
Vancouver visited the river, and his lieutenant, Broughton, explored it by the aid of Captain Gray's chart; ascending it upwards of one hundred miles, until within view of a snowy mountain, to which he gave the name of Mt.
He then sped onward, towering like a snowy mountain, and with a loud cry flew through the ranks of the Trojans and their allies.
With that goal achieved, his aerial hitch took him through 15 nations, from a UN Cessna flying aid into a war zone in Sudan, chasing goats through snowy mountains by helicopter and touching the edge of the stratosphere in a Learjet.
The Snowy Mountains were hard hit with about 1,000 tourists evacuated from the Thredbo ski resort.
Not a shot was fired and by the time the Germans realised what had happened the men had escaped and even found time to munch biscuits and enjoy the sunrise in the snowy mountains.
Against a backdrop of snowy mountains, Fergie allowed photographers to show her holding hands with her children
Britons in search of fun, sun and sex have swapped golden beaches in favour of snowy mountains.
Al-Qaeda operatives allege that the Saudi with $25m on his head may have escaped over the snowy mountains using a 1,500-mile network of age-old smuggling routes into Pakistan's equally inhospitable Parachinar area, outrunning the sophisticated US military machine.