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This is a list of mountain ranges on Earth and a few other astronomical bodies. First, the highest and longest mountain ranges on Earth are listed, followed by more comprehensive alphabetical lists organized by continent

This is a list of mountain ranges on Earth and a few other astronomical bodies. First, the highest and longest mountain ranges on Earth are listed, followed by more comprehensive alphabetical lists organized by continent. Ranges in the oceans and on other celestial bodies are listed afterwards. Himalayas – Asia: Nepal, India, China, Pakistan, Bhutan; highest point: Everest, 8848 meters above sea level.

The world's longest above-water mountain range is the Andes, about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long

The world's longest above-water mountain range is the Andes, about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long. The range stretches from north to south through seven countries in South America, along the west coast of the continent: Venezuela, Colombia,Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Aconcagua is the highest peak, at about 6,962 m (22,841 ft). This list does not include submarine mountain ranges.

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World Mountain Ranges series, is a unique planning resource for anyone preparing to explore the mountains of the Swiss Alps.

This, the latest volume in Cicerone's World Mountain Ranges series, is a unique planning resource for anyone preparing to explore the mountains of the Swiss Alps.

by Charles W. Maynard. Presents the history, geography, and ecology of the Alps. Select Format: Library Binding. Format:Library Binding. ISBN13:9780823966974. Release Date:January 2004.

Mountain ranges occur on every continent. Here are some of the Earth's highest, longest, and most famous ranges. The Himalayan region contains the world's greatest accumulation of ice outside the Arctic and Antartctic. In this Top Ten List, we are going to start with the ranges with the highest peaks (including four sub-ranges of the Himalayan system), move on to some of the longest ranges, and end with a few mellow old ranges on quiet continental margins. The world’s hundred tallest peaks are nearly all in the Himalayas, Karakoram, Pamirs, or Hindu Kush.

This Encyclopedia Britannica science list features 7 mountain ranges from .

This Encyclopedia Britannica science list features 7 mountain ranges from around the world and details the plants and animals that live there. Then come and explore the plants and animals of seven of the world’s major mountain ranges! From the towering Himalayas to the austere Atlas Mountains, mountain ecosystems are chock full of interesting organisms. Much of the Great Dividing Range is defined by forested areas of acacias, eucalyptus (see photo), and casuarinas, with hummock grasses and flowering plants, including banksias, in the undergrowth.

Mountain ranges consist of several peaks and each of this peak has its own physical features, but still they have something in common like height and . It is biggest mountain range of the world, on the surface of a continent

Mountain ranges consist of several peaks and each of this peak has its own physical features, but still they have something in common like height and mountain formation according to type. In the famous Himalayan mountain range, most of the mountains are over 7200 metres, including the highest peak Mount Everest. There are many famous mountain ranges that exist in almost every continent and have been summarized in the following text. It is biggest mountain range of the world, on the surface of a continent. It lies in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. This chain of highlands is along with western coast of South America.

Mountain Ranges of the World. There are many different mountain ranges in the world, each with its own unique shapes and characteristics. Below are some of the more famous from around the world. Most high mountain animals are almost certainly fugitives, whether it be for a season or permanent residence, from the extreme competition for food, life and real estate in the crowded lowlands. Dec 28, 18 10:33 PM. Mount Everest is in the Himalaya range, on the frontiers of Tibet and Nepal, just north of India.

A mountain range or hill range is a series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt is a group of mountain ranges with similarity in form, structure, and alignment that have arisen from the same cause, usually an orogeny. Mountain ranges are formed by a variety of geological processes, but most of the significant ones on Earth are the result of plate tectonics.

The Alps mountain range towers over many regions of Western Europe with Mont Blanc at 15,771 feet being the highest peak on the continent. These mountains are the source of many legends. The stories begin with Hannibal, the North African general who led elephants and an army of 4, soldiers through the Alps in 218 b.c. to attack Rome, and include the von Trapp family, who escaped over the Alps from Nazi soldiers during World War II. More recently, a perfectly preserved frozen mummy of a man who lived 5, years ago was found in the ice of Germany’s Alps.

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