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A mountain is an elevated portion of the Earth's crust, generally with steep sides that show significant exposed bedrock. Although definitions vary, a mountain may differ from a plateau in having a limited summit area, and is usually higher than a hill, typically rising at least 300 metres (1,000 feet) above the surrounding land. A few mountains are isolated summits, but most occur in mountain ranges.Mountains are formed through tectonic forces, erosion, or volcanism, which act on time scales of up to tens of millions of years. Once mountain building ceases, mountains are slowly leveled through the action of weathering, through slumping and other forms of mass wasting, as well as through erosion by rivers and glaciers.High elevations on mountains produce colder climates than at sea level at similar latitude. These colder climates strongly affect the ecosystems of mountains: different elevations have different plants and animals. Because of the less hospitable terrain and climate, mountains tend to be used less for agriculture and more for resource extraction, such as mining and logging, along with recreation, such as mountain climbing and skiing. The highest mountain on Earth is Mount Everest in the Himalayas of Asia, whose summit is 8,850 m (29,035 ft) above mean sea level. The highest known mountain on any planet in the Solar System is Olympus Mons on Mars at 21,171 m (69,459 ft).
"Mountains" is a 1986 song by Prince and The Revolution, from the album Parade, the soundtrack to the film Under the Cherry Moon. It was written by The Revolution members Wendy & Lisa together with Prince. The extended 12" single version of the song runs ten minutes. It's the only track on the Parade album featuring the entire Revolution. It reached #23 in the U.S. but only #45 in the UK. The B-side was the instrumental "Alexa de Paris", one of the few tracks from this project featuring a guitar solo, and is one of a handful of instrumental tracks that Prince recorded in the 1980s. Both songs appear in the film Under the Cherry Moon, with the video for "Mountains" playing as the credits roll. The version shown on MTV to promote the single was in color as opposed to the film's black-and-white version. Like many Prince songs, "Mountains" focuses on Christian motifs.
Plural noun of the word mountain.
The mountains stretch for miles in the eye of your mind when you stand on top of the valleys and look out in each direction.
Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'Mountains' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3412
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The numerical value of Mountains in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Mountains in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Mountains in a Sentence
The population is dense, but at the same time they're everywhere -- up in the mountains, down in the valleys, with landslides, the situation is even worse.
I've been to the front lines, to the border with Vietnam, it's mountains and rivers. In some places, the border is a little stream, two or three meters wide. Jump over and on the other side it's Vietnam. There's no fence or anything.
We are still in talks for the helicopters to be delivered at the beginning of the program rather than at the end, so that we can use missiles as soon as possible against the jihadis in the mountains, daesh (Islamic State) is present in the region of Arsal, on the Lebanese-Syrian border. If it manages to invade Lebanon, it will impose its extremism everywhere.
Several years of below-normal snowpack across the Intermountain West mountains that supply the Colorado River Basin will continue to increase the water supply stress, which was already in jeopardy due to population increase, we recently saw this impact reservoir storage and lake levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell. Within the last year, both Lake Powell and Lake Mead have observed their lowest reservoir storage levels in 30 years.
I'm still in the act of raising money and getting it done, i'm also involved with an organization called O2, which gets kids backpacking and outdoors in the mountains. I taught them about being outdoors and climbing.
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- کوه هاPersian
- les montagnesFrench
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