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Terms in relation to large elevation of the Earth's surface.

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Brandberg Massif

Natural environment; Deserts

Rising unexpectedly from the heart of the Namib Desert in northern Namibia, the dome-shaped Brandberg Massif (Brandberg Intrusion) is an exhumed granite intrusion rising 2573 meters and encompassing ...

Mount Everest

Natural environment; Mountains

Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas on the Nepal side of Nepal-China border. It is the world's tallest mountain with a height of 8,848 metres and is one of the seven ...

Brindlee Mountain

Natural environment; Mountains

Brindley Mountain is an isolated portion of the Appalachian Plateau in northern Alabama. It occupies significant portions of Cullman, Morgan, and Marshall Counties and extends into Winston and ...

Capshaw Mountain

Natural environment; Mountains

Capshaw Mountain is a mountain located in Harvest, Alabama. Capshaw Mountain forms a watershed that provides the water supply for the community. It extends upwards about 800 feet above the general ...

Colvin Mountain

Natural environment; Mountains

Colvin Mountain is a ridge in Calhoun County and Etowah County, Alabama.

Gunters Mountain

Natural environment; Mountains

Gunters Mountain is a plateau-type summit in the U.S. state of Alabama. Part of the Cumberland Plateau, Gunters Mountain separates the Cumberland Plateau from the valley of the Tennessee River.

Keel Mountain

Natural environment; Mountains

Keel Mountain is a mesa in Madison and Jackson Counties in Alabama. It is associated with the Cumberland Plateau, from which it is separated by the valley of the Paint Rock River. It is named for ...

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