range, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountains(noun)
a series of hills or mountains
"the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
A series of adjoining mountains, often in a line.
A series of lines of mountains.
A mountain range or mountain belt is a geographic area containing numerous geologically related mountains. A mountain system or system of mountain ranges sometimes is used to combine several geological features that are geographically related. Mountain ranges are usually segmented by highlands or mountain passes and valleys. Individual mountains within the same mountain range do not necessarily have the same geologic structure or petrology. They may be a mix of different orogenic expressions and terranes, for example thrust sheets, uplifted blocks, fold mountains, and volcanic landforms resulting in a variety of rock types.
The numerical value of mountain range in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mountain range in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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This is just the beginning. We have more potential for exploration in northern and central Croatia, particularly in the Dinarides (central mountain range).
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- gebergte, bergreeks, bergkettingAfrikaans
- pohoří, horské pásmoCzech
- Gebirgskette, GebirgeGerman
- vuorijono, vuoristoFinnish
- cordillère, chaine de montagnesFrench
- पर्वत Hindi
- hegylánc, hegyvonulat, hegységHungarian
- barisan, barisan pegununganIndonesian
- 山脈, 산맥Korean
- планинска верига, планински венецMacedonian
- bergketen, gebergteDutch
- горный хребет, горная цепьRussian
- dãy núiVietnamese
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