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Trans-Alay Range

The highest peak in the range is 7.134 m high Lenin Peak. The Kyzylart and Ters-Agar mountain passes geographically divide the range into three parts: the western - highest peak Sat Peak 5.900 m, the central - with some of the highest summits, in ...

Zangezur Mountains

The Zangezur Mountains comprise a mountain range that defines the border between Armenias southern province of Syunik and Azerbaijans Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. The second largest tracts of forests in Armenia are located in the Zangezur Mou ...

Zarafshan Range

The Zarafshan Range is a mountain range in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, part of the Pamir-Alay mountains. Almost all of the range belongs to the drainage basins of the Zarafshan River. The Persian name is believed to possibly be a reference to gold ...

Ishkoshim Range

Ishkoshim Range, also Ishkashim Range, is a mountain range in Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, in the extreme southwest corner of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province. The range is about 90 km long, running along the right bank of the Panj Rive ...

Montes Caucasus

Montes Caucasus is a rugged range of mountains in the northeastern part of the Moon. It begins at a gap of level surface that joins the Mare Imbrium to the west with the Mare Serenitatis to the east, and extends in an irregular band to the north- ...

Qalamun Mountains

The Qalamun Mountains are the northeastern portion of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains, and they are located northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. They run from Barada River Valley in the southwest to the city of Hisyah in the northeast.

Karabakh Range

The Karabakh Range or The Artsakh Range is a mountain range of Lesser Caucasus. It is an arc stretching from North to South-East from Tartar river to Aras River. The Həkəri River separates in form the Karabakh Plateau. The highest point is Mount ...

Karatau Mountains

The Karatau or Qaratau is a mountain range located in southern Kazakhstan. The name Karatau means Black Mountain in the Kazakh language. The mountains have deposits of phosphorite, lead and zinc.

Carlsberg Ridge

The Carlsberg Ridge is the northern section of the Central Indian Ridge, a divergent tectonic plate boundary between the African Plate and the Indo-Australian Plate, traversing the western regions of the Indian Ocean. The ridge of which the Carls ...

Kyrgyz Ala-Too Range

The Kyrgyz Ala-Too also Kyrgyz Alatau, Kyrgyz Range, Alexander Range is a large range in the North Tien-Shan. It stretches for a total length of 454 km from the west-end of Issyk-Kul to the town Taraz in Kazakhstan. It runs in the east-west direc ...

Kirthar Mountains

The rusk mountains are a mountain range located in the Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and Sindh. The mountains extend southward for about 190 mi from the Mula River in east-central Balochistan to Cape Monze on the Arabian Sea. The Kirthar Mou ...

Kiso Mountains

Kiso Mountains are a mountain range in Nagano and Gifu prefectures in Japan. They are also called the Central Alps and they combine with the Hida Mountains and the Akaishi Mountains to form a group collectively known as the Japanese Alps.

Klamath Mountains

The Klamath Mountains are a rugged and lightly populated mountain range in northwestern California and southwestern Oregon in the western United States. They have a varied geology, with substantial areas of serpentinite and marble, and a climate ...

Queen Alexandra Range

The Queen Alexandra Range is a major mountain range of the Transantarctic Mountains System, located in the Ross Dependency region of Antarctica. It is about 160 km 100 mi long, bordering the entire western side of Beardmore Glacier from the Polar ...

Queen Maud Mountains

The Queen Maud Mountains are a major group of mountains, ranges and subordinate features of the Transantarctic Mountains, lying between the Beardmore and Reedy Glaciers and including the area from the head of the Ross Ice Shelf to the Antarctic P ...

Kuray Mountains

The Kuray mountain range is a belt of mountains in Altai Krai, Russia. Bounded to the south by the Kuray and Chuya Basins, the Kuray mountains form the northern part of a metamorphic dome complex. Major rivers flow from the Kuray mountains predom ...

Qurama Mountains

The Qurama Mountains is a mountain range in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and continues into Kyrgyzstan. The range is a water divide between Angren River to the north and the Syr Darya to the south. The highest point is the Boboiob at 3.769 metres.

Kaçkar Mountains

Kaçkar Mountains or simply Kaçkars, formerly known as Lazistan Mountains are a mountain range that rises above the Black Sea coast in eastern Turkey. With highest peak Kaçkar Dağı at an elevation of 3.937 metres 12.917 ft, and mountain plateaus a ...

Mount Lebanon

The Mount Lebanon range extends along the entire country for about 170 km 110 mi, parallel to the Mediterranean coast. Their highest peak is Qurnat as Sawda, at 3.088 m 10.131 ft. The range receives a substantial amount of precipitation, includin ...

Liverpool Range

The Liverpool Range is a mountain range and a lava-field province in New South Wales, Australia. The eastern peaks of the range were the traditional territory of the Wonnarua people.

Likhi Range

Likhi Range or Surami Range is a mountain range in Georgia, a part of the Caucasus mountains. It connects the Greater Caucasus and Lesser Caucasus ranges. The highest point is 1.926 m 6.319 ft above sea level. The lowest and most important mounta ...

Lewis Range

The Lewis Range is a mountain range located in the Rocky Mountains of northern Montana, United States and extreme southern Alberta, Canada. It was formed as a result of the Lewis Overthrust, a geologic thrust fault resulted in the overlying of yo ...

MacDonnell Ranges

The MacDonnell Ranges, a mountain range and an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory and has an area of 3.929.444 hectares. The range is a 644 km long series of mountains in central Australia, consisting of parallel r ...

McPherson Range

The McPherson Range is an extensive mountain range, a spur of the Great Dividing Range, heading in an easterly direction from near Wallangarra to the Pacific Ocean coastline. It forms part of the Scenic Rim on the border between the states of New ...

Markotkh Range

The Markotkh is a low 90 km-long mountain range in the extreme northwest of the Greater Caucasus that, running parallel to the Black Sea coastline, encircles the Tsemes Bay and the Gelendzhik Bay. Its Markotkh name translates from the Adyghe lang ...

Masherbrum Mountains

The Masherbrum Mountains are a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Ghanche District, Baltistan region of the Gilgit-Baltistan province in northern Pakistan.

Meskheti Range

Meskheti Range is a part of the Lesser Caucasus mountain range in Meskheti region, in southwestern Georgia. The length of the range is 150 km and the highest point is Mount Mepistskharo at an elevation of 2.850 m above sea level. The Meskheti Ran ...

Moma Range

The Moma Range is a range of mountains in far North-eastern Russia. Administratively the range is part of the Sakha Republic of the Russian Federation. The nearest town is Khonuu, served by Moma Airport.

Monashee Mountains

The Monashee Mountains are a mountain range lying mostly in British Columbia, Canada, extending into the U.S. state of Washington. They stretch 530 km from north to south and 150 km from east to west. They are a sub-range of the Columbia Mountain ...

Nur Mountains

The Nur Mountains, formerly known as Alma-Dağ, the ancient Amanus, medieval Black Mountain or Arabic Jabal al-Lukkam, is a mountain range in the Hatay Province of south-central Turkey, which runs roughly parallel to the Gulf of Iskenderun. The ra ...

Owen Stanley Range

Owen Stanley Range was seen in 1849 by Captain Owen Stanley while surveying the south coast of Papua and named after him. The eastern extremity of the range is Mount Victoria 4.038 metres 13.248 ft, which was climbed by Sir William MacGregor in 1 ...

Pegu Range

The Pegu Range is a range of low mountains or hills and uplands between the Irrawaddy and the Sittaung River in central Burma. The range runs from Mount Popa in the north to Singuttara Hill in the south. Both the Pegu River and the Sittaung River ...

Front Range

The Front Range is a mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America located in the central portion of the U.S. State of Colorado, and southeastern portion of the U.S. State of Wyoming. It is the first mountain range encountered a ...

Polonynian Beskids

Polonynian Beskids or Polonyne Beskids is a geological group of mountain ranges of the Eastern Beskids, within the Outer Eastern Carpathians. It is one of two parallel mountain ridges of the Eastern Beskids, situated in western parts of modern Uk ...

Presidential Range

The Presidential Range is a mountain range located in the White Mountains of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Containing the highest peaks of the Whites, its most notable summits are named for American presidents, followed by prominent public fig ...

Montes Recti

Montes Recti is a mountain range on the northern part of the Moons near side. It was given the Latin name for "Straight Range". The name was approved in 1961 by the International Astronomical Union. This is a small range of irregular ridges that ...

Psekhako Ridge

Psekhako Ridge is a mountain range in the vicinity of the village of Krasnaya Polyana, in the Adlersky City District of Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia. From the northwest and west it is bordered by the River Basin Laura, from the south-west by the ...

Pskem Mountains

The Pskem Mountain Range or Pishkom Mountains, a range in the west Tien Shan, is a natural border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It extends over 160 km from north-east to south-west in the extreme north-eastern finger of Uzbekistans Tashkent ...

Arakan Mountains

The Arakan Mountains, also known as the Rakhine Mountains, are a mountain range in western Myanmar, between the coast of Rakhine State and the Central Myanmar Basin, in which flows the Irrawaddy River. It is the most prominent of a series of para ...

Richardson Mountains

The Richardson Mountains are a mountain range located west of the mouth of the Mackenzie River in northern Yukon, Canada. They parallel the northernmost part of the boundary between Yukon and Northwest Territories. Although some sources consider ...

Rushan Range

Rushan Range is a mountain range in south-western Pamir in Tajikistan, trending in the south-westerly direction from Sarez Lake toward Khorog, between Gunt River to the south and Bartang River to the north. About 120 km long, it reaches its highe ...

Saylyugem Mountains

Saylyugem Mountains, or Sailughem, is a mountain range in the Southeastern part of Altai Mountains. The range stretches 130 km north-east from 49° N and 86° E towards the western extremity of the Sayan Mountains in 51° 60′ N and 89° E. Their mean ...

San Bernardino Mountains

The San Bernardino Mountains are a high and rugged mountain range in Southern California in the United States. Situated north and northeast of San Bernardino and spanning two California counties, the range tops out at 11.489 feet at San Gorgonio ...

San Jacinto Mountains

The San Jacinto Mountains are a mountain range in Riverside County, located east of Los Angeles in southern California in the United States. The mountains are named for one of the first Black Friars, Saint Hyacinth, who is popular patron in Latin ...

Santa Ana Mountains

The Santa Ana Mountains are a short peninsular mountain range along the coast of Southern California in the United States. They extend for approximately 61 miles southeast of the Los Angeles Basin largely along the border between Orange and River ...

Santa Ynez Mountains

The Santa Ynez Mountains are a portion of the Transverse Ranges, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges of the west coast of North America. It is the westernmost range in the Transverse Ranges. The range is a large fault block of Cenozoic age created b ...

Santa Rosa Mountains (California)

The Santa Rosa Mountains are a short mountain range in the Peninsular Ranges system, located east of the Los Angeles Basin and northeast of the San Diego metropolitan area of southern California, in the southwestern United States.

Sarikol Range

The Sarikol Range is a mountain range in the Pamirs on the border of Tajikistan and the People’s Republic of China. The name Sarikol has also been used to describe the local people who are historically known as Sarikolis; the local Sarikoli langu ...

Svaneti Range

Svaneti Range is an 85 km long sub-mountain range of the Greater Caucasus, in the Svaneti region of Georgia, located south of the main Caucasus ridge in a west–east direction. The Svaneti Range runs along the border between the regions of Racha-L ...

Severomuysky Range

The Severomuysky Range is a mountain range in Buryatia, Russia, part of the Stanovoy Highlands. It separates the basins of the Upper Angara and Muya Rivers. The Baikal Amur Mainline BAM railway traverses the southern end of the mountain range via ...