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Mountain Range from Keyes Cottage, Photograph Number 6A10658R

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Mountain range

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...The Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range, seen from space. A mou... ...The Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range, seen from space. A mountain ran... ... seen from space. A mountain range or mountain belt is a geographic area containing numerous geologically related... ...ountain belt is a geographic area containing numerous geologically related mountains. A mountain system or system of mountain ranges, sometimes is use... ...us geologically related mountains. A mountain system or system of mountain ranges, sometimes is used to combine several geological features that are g... ...features that are geographically (regionally) related. Mountain ranges are usually segmented by highlands or mountain passes and v... ...that are geographically (regionally) related. Mountain ranges are usually segmented by highlands or mountain passes and valleys. I... ... usually segmented by highlands or mountain passes and valleys. Individual mountains within the same mountain range do not necessarily have the same g... ...mountain passes and valleys. Individual mountains within the same mountain range do not necessarily have the same geologic structure or petrology. The...

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Massive Mountain Range, Alberta, Photograph 4A09699V

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Cedar Mountain Range

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... Cedar Mountain Range in New Mexi... ... Cedar Mountain Range in New Mexico ... ... Highest point Peak Flying W Mountain (Cedar Mountain Range) ... ... Peak Flying W Mountain (Cedar Mountain Range) ... ...tlement Hachita, NM–Hermanas, NM Range coordinates ... ... State Road 9-SW Mexico-United States border-SW The Cedar Mountain Range is a short 20 mi (3... ...te Road 9-SW Mexico-United States border-SW The Cedar Mountain Range is a short 20 mi (32 km... ...he continental divide continues south into Mexico on the western perimeter of the Playas Valley, through three mountain ranges, the Pyramid, Animas, a... ... 5 External links Description The Cedar Mountain Range is a northwest by southe...

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Camels with Mountain Range in the Background, Photograph 14425V

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Baoruco Mountain Range

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... Baoruco Mountain Range (Bahoruco Mountain Range, Sierra de Baoruco) is situated in the Pederna... ... Baoruco Mountain Range (Bahoruco Mountain Range, Sierra de Baoruco) is situated in the Pedernales, Inde... ...ot on Wikidata Geography of Baoruco Province Mountain ranges of the Dominican Republic ... ...idata Geography of Baoruco Province Mountain ranges of the Dominican Republic Biosph...

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Massive Mountain Range, Alberta, Photograph 4A06455V

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Knuckles Mountain Range

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... A view of the Knuckles mountain range ... ... A view of the Knuckles mountain range ... ... 2010 (34th Session) The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Ka... ... (34th Session) The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Kandy. The ... ...aditionally referred to the area as Dumbara Kanduvetiya meaning mist-laden mountain range (Cooray, 1984). The entire area is characterised by its stri... ...ly referred to the area as Dumbara Kanduvetiya meaning mist-laden mountain range (Cooray, 1984). The entire area is characterised by its striking land... ... robed in thick layers of cloud but in addition to its aesthetic value the range is of great scientific interest. It is a climatic microcosm of the re... ... Hanthana Mountain Range ... ... Alagalla Mountain Range ...

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Massive Mountain Range, Alberta, Photograph 4A06456V

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Gamburtsev Mountain Range

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...te/Province East Antarctica The Gamburtsev Mountain Range (also known as the Gambu... ...ce East Antarctica The Gamburtsev Mountain Range (also known as the Gamburtsev Sub... ... The Gamburtsev Mountain Range (also known as the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains) is a subglacial mountain range located in Eastern Antar... ... The Gamburtsev Mountain Range (also known as the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains) is a subglacial mountain range located in Eastern Antarctica, ne... ...et geophysicist Grigoriy A. Gamburtsev.[2][3] It is approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) long, and the mountains are believed to be about 2,70... ...gh,[4] although they are completely covered by over 600 metres (2,000 ft) of ice and snow. The Gamburtsev Mountain Range is currently believed to... ...though they are completely covered by over 600 metres (2,000 ft) of ice and snow. The Gamburtsev Mountain Range is currently believed to be about... ...s currently believed to be about the same size as the European Alps,[5] and, as of 2008, it is unknown how the mountains were formed, though the curre... ...lps,[5] and, as of 2008, it is unknown how the mountains were formed, though the current speculated age of the range is over 34 million years[6] and p...

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Mountain Range Navajo County, Arizona, Photograph 8B24564V, 1940

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Willkanuta mountain range

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... Cusco Region Parent range Andes ... ... Andes The Willkanuta mountain range (Aymara willka worship / sun, -n(i) a suffix, uta house, Wil... ... Andes The Willkanuta mountain range (Aymara willka worship / sun, -n(i) a suffix, uta house, Willkanuta "... ... for about 80 km.[3] It is made up of 469 glaciers.[4] Mountains The highest mountain in the range is Ausangate... ... Mountains The highest mountain in the range is Ausangate which is also the fourth largest mountain in Peru. Other... ...ighest mountain in the range is Ausangate which is also the fourth largest mountain in Peru. Other notable peaks (including Nudo de Ayacachi, the nort... ...r notable peaks (including Nudo de Ayacachi, the northern extension of the range) are:[5][6][7][8][9] ... .... Retrieved 2013-01-14.  ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, Peru ^ John Big... ...of the Eastern Andes of Peru containing four sketch maps of the Willkanuta mountain range ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL...

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The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors

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...EVE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE Title: THE VEGETATION OF A DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE Author... ... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE Title: THE VEGETATION OF A DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE Author: FORREST... ...... ...... ...bt the Cahnegie Institution op Washington 1915 THE VEGETATION OF A DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE AS CONDITIONED BY CLIMATIC FACTORS BY FORREST SHREVE WASHING... ...hnegie Institution op Washington 1915 THE VEGETATION OF A DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE AS CONDITIONED BY CLIMATIC FACTORS BY FORREST SHREVE WASHINGTON, D. C... ...TENTS. PAOB. Introduction 5 Geography and Topography of the Santa Catalina Mountains 6 Vegetation of the Santa Catalina Mountains 11 The Desert Region... ...Region 29 The Pine Forest 31 The Fir Forest 33 Flora of the Santa Catalina Mountains 36 Fhytogeographic Relationships of the Flora 36 The Desert Flora... ... Relief 107 General Conclusions 109 3 THE VEGETATION OF A DESERT MOUNTAIN RANGE AS CONDITIONED BY CLIMATIC FACTORS. INTRODUCTION. The southern half o...

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Gold Mountain Range

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...The Gold Mountain Range is a mountain range in Esmeralda County, Nevada . * Gold Mountain - Chinese... ...The Gold Mountain Range is a mountain range in Esmeralda County, Nevada . * Gold Mountain - Chinese slang te...

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The vegetation of a desert mountain range as conditioned by climatic factors; Number: 217

By: Shreve, Forrest, 1878-1950

...Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; The mountain range studied is the Santa Catalina in Arizona.; The mountain range studied is the Santa Catalina in Arizona...

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Clark Mountain Range

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...: This article is about the mountain range in the California Mojave Desert. For other uses see Clark R... ...: This article is about the mountain range in the California Mojave Desert. For other uses see Clark Range (dis... ...ve Desert. For other uses see Clark Range (disambiguation) The Clark Mountain Range is located in southeastern California, north of Interstat... .... For other uses see Clark Range (disambiguation) The Clark Mountain Range is located in southeastern California, north of Interstate 15 and... ...in southeastern California, north of Interstate 15 and the community of Mountain Pass. The range stretches approximately 15 miles (24 km) in a... ...lifornia, north of Interstate 15 and the community of Mountain Pass. The range stretches approximately 15 miles (24 km) in a southwest-northeas... ...teline Pass, about one mile (1.6 km) from the Nevada border. Clark Mountain, at 7, 929 feet (2, 417 m) above sea level, is the principal peak ... ...n, at 7, 929 feet (2, 417 m) above sea level, is the principal peak of the range. The foothills of the range are in creosote scrub and Joshua tree... ...forest of white fir trees, which is extremely difficult to reach. Clark Mountain is one of three mountain areas where these rare trees persist; Kin...

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The vegetation of a desert mountain range as conditioned by climatic factors; Number: 217

By: Shreve, Forrest, 1878-1950

...Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; The mountain range studied is the Santa Catalina in Arizona.; The mountain range studied is the Santa Catalina in Arizona...

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Kalatungan Mountain Range

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The vegetation of a desert mountain range as conditioned by climatic factors

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Kitanglad Mountain Range

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...Kitanglad Mountain Range is a mountain range that dominates the northern central portion of the province ... ...Kitanglad Mountain Range is a mountain range that dominates the northern central portion of the province of Bukid... ...bona, Manolo Fortich, Impasug-ong, Lantapan and Malaybalay City . The range is one of the few remaining rainforests in the Philippines, hostin... ...lood that submerged the native lands of Bukidnon and only the tip of the mountain, the size of a "tanglad" (lemon grass), remained visible ( "kita... ...anglad" (lemon grass), remained visible ( "kita" in Cebuano). The whole range was declared a national park by virtue of Presidential Proclamation... ...tial Proclamation No. 677 on December 4, 1990 known as the Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park. In 1994, it was chosen as one of the 10 priority sites ... ...nglad Range Protected Area Act of 2000. Geographical Location Kitanglad Mountain Range is located in the northern central part of Bukidnon provin... ...part of Bukidnon province, directly north of the neighboring Kalatungan Mountain Range . It lies in between 8°7′42″N and 124°55′30″E. It is bounded... ...n June. The driest period is March. Hydrological Features The Kitanglad Mountain Range forms the headwater catchment area of several major river ...

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The vegetation of a desert mountain range as conditioned by climatic factors

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Caucasian mountain range

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Around the Dead Sea. Mountain Range Between 'Ain Jiddy I.E., Ein Gedi and Masada, Photograph 01758V

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Bare Mountain Range (Nevada)

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... Bare Mountain Range Bare Mountain as seen from the Bullfrog Hill... ... Highest point Peak Bare Mountain ... ... Bare Mountain in Nevada[1] ... ... District Nye County, Nevada Range coordinates ... ... Borders on Bullfrog Hills-NW Yucca Mountain-E Amargosa Valley-S... ...Topo map USGS Carrara Canyon The Bare Mountain Range is a mountain range in s... ... USGS Carrara Canyon The Bare Mountain Range is a mountain range in southern N... ...n southern Nye County, Nevada, in the United States. Bare Mountain and Wildcat Peak are the high points of the range.[1] ... ... range.[1] Contents 1 Range summary ...

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Around the Dead Sea Bahr Lut. Mountain Range Between 'Ain Jiddy and Masada, Photograph 07360V

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Tongue Mountain Range Trails

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... Five Mile Mountain summit ... ... Highest point Five Mile Mountain, 2,258 ft (688 m) ... ...ather, timber rattlesnakes The Tongue Mountain Range Trails are a series of hiking trails located within the Tong... ...mber rattlesnakes The Tongue Mountain Range Trails are a series of hiking trails located within the Tongue Mounta... ...ntain Range Trails are a series of hiking trails located within the Tongue Mountain Range, a subordinate range within the Adirondack Mountains of New ... ...ge Trails are a series of hiking trails located within the Tongue Mountain Range, a subordinate range within the Adirondack Mountains of New York. The... ...40 km) in length all told, vary from easy walks along the foot of the mountains on the shore of adjacent Lake George, to more rugged ascents of m... ... adjacent Lake George, to more rugged ascents of mountain peaks within the range.[1] Contents ... ...n on Five Mile Mt The Tongue Mountain Range consists of six summits along the ridge, First Peak, French Point Pea...

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Air Views of Palestine. West of Jerusalem. Judean Mountain Range Looking W. Toward Jerusalem. Along Air Route, Photograph 15863V

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Vosges Mountains

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...ce of the same name, see Vosges . The Vosges (German: Vogesen ) are a range of low mountain s in eastern France, near its border with Germ... ...e name, see Vosges . The Vosges (German: Vogesen ) are a range of low mountain s in eastern France, near its border with Germany . They ext... ...don: Methuen, p. 540. . (Hautes Vosges), extending in the southern part of the range from Belfort to the valley of the Bruche . The rounded summits o... ...1000 metres in elevation. The French department of Vosges is named after the range. From a geological point of view, a graben at the beginning... ...he Black Forest now in Germany. Strictly speaking scientifically, the Vosges Mountains are not mountains as such, but rather the western edge of the... ...resentative highland massif feature developed. Geographically, the Vosges Mountains are located wholly in France far above the Col de Saverne ... ...l parts are called the Hautes Vosges. These consist of a large Carboniferous mountain eroded just before the Permian Period with gneiss, granite... ... section. There is great similarity between the Vosges and the corresponding range of the Black Forest on the other side of the Rhine : both lie ... ...e of peaks to be immediately adjacent to the basin, and the increasingly lower mountains to stretch away from the basin. Climate Meteorologically, ...

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Brumfield Photographs : Storm Over Southern Part of Lake, with Khamardaban Mountain Range in Background, Lake Baikal, Russia ; Photograph 01404V

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Taebaek Mountains

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Air Views of Palestine. West of Jerusalem. Judean Mountain Range. Hills and Valleys S. of Ajalon. Looking S.E., Photograph 22179V

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Cascade Range

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... The Cascade Range (or Cascades) is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern Brit... ... The Cascade Range (or Cascades) is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Colum... ...shington and Oregon to Northern California . It includes both non-volcanic mountains, such as the North Cascades, and the notable volcano es kno... ... and the notable volcano es known as the High Cascades. The small part of the range in British Columbia is referred to as the Canadian Cascades or, l... ...h Columbia is referred to as the Canadian Cascades or, locally, as the Cascade Mountains. The latter term is also sometimes used by Washington residen... ...rk . part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the ring of volcanoes and associated mountains around the Pacific Ocean. All of the eruptions in the contig... ... British Columbia . The Fraser River separates the Cascades from the Coast Mountains . The highest volcanoes of the Cascades, known as the High Ca... ...nt Rainier, dominate their surroundings for 50 to . The northern part of the range, north of Mount Rainier, is known as the North Cascades in the ... ... relief . The southern part of the Canadian Cascades, particularly the Skagit Range, is geologically and topographically similar to the North Cascade...

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The Impact of Embedded Valleys on Daytime Pollution Transport Over a Mountain Range : Volume 15, Issue 10 (21/05/2015)

By: J. S. Wagner; M. N. Lang; A. Gohm

... Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Innsbruck, Austria. Idealized large-eddy simulations were performed to investigate the impact of different mountain geometries on daytime pollution transport by thermally driven winds. The main objective was to determine interactions between plain-to-mountain and slope wind systems, and their influence on the pollution distributio...

...Adler, B. and Kalthoff, N.: Multi-scale transport processes observed in the boundary layer over a mountainous Island, Bound.-Lay. Meteorol., 153, 1–23, doi:<a href=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10546-014-9957-8>10.1007/s10546-014-9957-8</a>, 2014.; Bonan, B. G.: Ecological Climatology: Concepts and Applications, 2nd edn., Ca...

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St. Francois Mountains

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... The St. Francois Mountains in southeast Missouri are a range of Precambrian igneous mountains rising over the Ozark Plate... ...ncois Mountains in southeast Missouri are a range of Precambrian igneous mountains rising over the Ozark Plateau . This range is one of the ol... ...ge of Precambrian igneous mountains rising over the Ozark Plateau . This range is one of the oldest exposures of igneous rock in North America... ...ne of the oldest exposures of igneous rock in North America. The name of the range is spelled out as Saint Francois Mountains in official GNIS sou... ...rock in North America. The name of the range is spelled out as Saint Francois Mountains in official GNIS sources, but it is sometimes misspelled i... ...official GNIS sources, but it is sometimes misspelled in use as St. Francis Mountains to match the anglicized pronunciation of both the range and... ...e as St. Francis Mountains to match the anglicized pronunciation of both the range and St. Francois County . Name The name of the range derives fr... ...ange derives from the St. Francis River, which originates in the St. Francois Mountains. The origin of the river's name, which also was originally sp... ...of the Spavinaw are essentially identical to the volcanics of the St. Francois mountains (the Washington County volcanics). The Saint Francois Mounta...

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Extrapolating Glacier Mass Balance to the Mountain Range Scale: the European Alps 1900–2100 : Volume 6, Issue 2 (15/03/2012)

By: M. Huss

...ences, University of Fribourg, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland. This study addresses the extrapolation of single glacier mass balance measurements to the mountain range scale and aims at deriving time series of area-averaged mass balance and ice volume change for all glaciers in the European Alps for the period 1900–2100. Long-term mass balance series for 50 Swiss glaciers ...

..., W., Lingle, C., Zirnheld, S., Valentine, V., Ritchie, B., and Druckenmiller, M.: Updated estimates of glacier volume changes in the western Chugach Mountains, Alaska, and a comparison of regional extrapolation methods, J. Geophys. Res., 111, F03019, <a href=http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2005JF000436>doi:10.1029/2005JF000436</a>, 2006.; Bauder, A., Funk, M., and Huss, M.: Ice...

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Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

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... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Name as inscr... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Name as inscribed on t... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the Kii Peninsula... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the Kii Peninsula in Japan... ...for Cultural Affairs (2003). Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, and the Cultural Landscapes that Surround Them. Retrieved o... ...ral Affairs (2003). Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, and the Cultural Landscapes that Surround Them. Retrieved on 2014-05... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range ... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range ... ... Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Name as inscr...

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Extrapolating Glacier Mass Balance to the Mountain-range Scale: the European Alps 1900–2100 : Volume 6, Issue 4 (06/07/2012)

By: M. Huss

...nces, University of Fribourg, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland. This study addresses the extrapolation of in-situ glacier mass balance measurements to the mountain-range scale and aims at deriving time series of area-averaged mass balance and ice volume change for all glaciers in the European Alps for the period 1900–2100. Long-term mass balance series for 50 Swiss glaciers ...

..., W., Lingle, C., Zirnheld, S., Valentine, V., Ritchie, B., and Druckenmiller, M.: Updated estimates of glacier volume changes in the western Chugach Mountains, Alaska, and a comparison of regional extrapolation methods, J. Geophys. Res., 111, F03019, <a href=http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2005JF000436>doi:10.1029/2005JF000436</a>, 2006.; Auer, I. and 31 others: HISTALP – histo...

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Appalachian Mountains

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Brumfield Photographs : Morning View Southwest Across Southern Part of Lake, with Khamardaban Mountain Range in Background, Lake Baikal, Russia ; Photograph 01402V

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Central mountain range of Ilha de São Nicolau Important Bird Area

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... View of the mountains The Central mountain range of Ilha de Sã... ... View of the mountains The Central mountain range of Ilha de São Nicolau... ...vides feeding habitat for seabirds. Description The site comprises 1750 ha of mountainous terrain in the w... ...l chlorophyll-a concentrations between 0.24 and 0.41 mg/m3.[2] Flora and fauna The mountain slopes are the main... ... 75–120 red-billed tropicbirds.[2] References ^ a b "Central mountain range of Ilha de Sã... ...ed-billed tropicbirds.[2] References ^ a b "Central mountain range of Ilha de São Nicolau... ... Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-08.  ^ a b "Central mountain range of Ilha de Sã... ...ctsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-08.  ^ a b "Central mountain range of Ilha de São Nicolau... ... Central mountain range of Ilha de São Nicolau...

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