chain of mountains

Definitions of chain of mountains
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n a series of hills or mountains

Synonyms:
chain, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains
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Adirondack Mountains
a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area
Admiralty Range
mountains in Antarctica to the north of Victoria Land
Alaska Range
a mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley
Allegheny Mountains
the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
the Alps
a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
Altai Mountains
a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
Andes
a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
Apennines
a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula
Appalachian Mountains
a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States
Atlas Mountains
a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia
Australian Alps
a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing Range
Balkan Mountain Range
the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Berkshire Hills
a low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area
Black Hills
mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore
Blue Ridge Mountains
a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Cantabrian Mountains
a range of mountains in northern Spain along the coast of the Bay of Biscay
Carpathian Mountains
a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
Cascade Mountains
a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range
Catskill Mountains
a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
Caucasus Mountains
the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia
Coast Mountains
a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California
Cumberland Mountains
the southwestern part of the Appalachians
Dolomite Alps
an eastern range of the Alps in northeastern Italy famous for their dolomitic limestone
Great Dividing Range
a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia
Great Smoky Mountains
part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee
Green Mountains
a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
Guadalupe Mountains
a mountain range in southern New Mexico and western Texas; the southern extension of the Sacramento Mountains
Himalaya Mountains
a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
Hindu Kush Mountains
a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas
Karakoram Range
a mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak
Kuenlun Mountains
a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles
Mesabi Range
a range of hills in northeastern Minnesota where rich iron ore deposits were discovered in 1887
Mount Carmel
a mountain range in northwestern Israel near the Mediterranean coast
Nan Ling
a mountain range in southeastern China running generally east to west
Ozark Mountains
an area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma
Pamir Mountains
a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
Pyrenees
a chain of mountains between France and Spain
Rhodope Mountains
a mountain range in the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe; extends along the border between Greece and Bulgaria
Rocky Mountains
the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide
Sacramento Mountains
mountain range in New Mexico to the east of the Rio Grande
San Juan Mountains
a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
Sayan Mountains
a range of mountains in southern Siberia to the west of Lake Baikal; contain important mineral deposits
Selkirk Mountains
a range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia
sierra
a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
Sierra Madre Occidental
a mountain range in northwestern Mexico that runs south from Arizona parallel to the Pacific coastline
Sierra Madre Oriental
a mountain range in northeastern Mexico the runs parallel to the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico
Sierra Nevada Mountains
a mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney
Sierra Nevada
a mountain range in southern Spain along the Mediterranean coast to the east of Granada
St. Elias Mountains
a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory
Taconic Mountains
a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
Teton Range
a mountain range in northwest Wyoming; contains the Grand Teton
Tien Shan
a major mountain range of central Asia; extends 1,500 miles
Transylvanian Alps
a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania
Tyrolean Alps
a popular tourist area in the Tyrol
Ural Mountains
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea; forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia
Type of:
formation, geological formation
(geology) the geological features of the earth

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