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 (ĭn′tər-mŏn-tān′, -mŏn′tān′)
Located between mountains or mountain systems: an intermontane glacier.
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(Physical Geography) occurring or situated between mountain ranges: an intermontane basin.
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(ˌɪn tərˈmɒn teɪn)

located between mountains or mountain ranges: an intermontane lake.
Sometimes, in`ter•moun′tain (-ˈmaʊn tn)
[1800–10; < Latin inter- inter- + mont-, mōns mount2]
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The Treasure Mountain Silver Property, located near Tulameen, approximately 30 kilometres east/northeast of Hope, British Columbia, covers 10,700 hectares and occurs within the Intermontane Terrane, which hosts numerous porphyry copper deposits.
The magnetostratigraphy, fission-track dating, and stratigraphic evolution of the Peshawar intermontane basin, northern Pakistan Geological Society of America Bulletin, 96, 539-552.
In intermontane Scott Valley, dry sections disconnect lower sections of the stream from tributaries in the headwaters.
The Cassino plain is an intermontane basin, located downstream of the Latina Valley in the Central Apennine (Figure 1).
Mountains and intermontane valleys lie to the west and north, and plains lie to the east and south (Figure 1).
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.
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He coined the term "Great Basin" for the intermontane region and proved that it was not a desert.
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