mountains

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro /ˌkɪlɪmənˈdʒɑːroʊ/, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea...

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The Alps

The great Carthaginian general Hannibal in 218 b.c.e. stood staringat the massive barrier of the jagged, ice-capped peaks of the Alps, weighing whether he could battle both geography and the Roman armies seeking to trap him here against the seemingly fatal...

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Appalachians

One could easily overlook the Appalachian Mountains and dismiss them as mere hills, the  worn, rolling nubs of mountains. This rambling 100 to 300 mile (160–480 km) wide, 1,500 mile (2,410 km) long chain of overlapping mountain ranges reaches its high...

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