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Teton Range

(Encyclopedia)Teton Range, part of the Rocky Mts., NW Wyo. and SE Idaho, just S of Yellowstone National Park. The highest peaks are within Grand Teton National Park, with Grand Teton (13,747 ft/4,190 m) the highest...

Grand Teton National Park

(Encyclopedia)Grand Teton National Park tētŏnˈ, tēˈtŏn [key], 309,993 acres (125,503 hectares), NW Wyo.; est. 1929. The park, which includes Jackson Lake and part of Jackson Hole, embraces the most scenic por...

range

(Encyclopedia)range, large area of land unsuited to cultivation but supporting native grasses and other plants suitable for livestock grazing. Principal areas in the western hemisphere are the pampas of South Ameri...

Bitterroot Range

(Encyclopedia)Bitterroot Range, part of the Rocky Mts., on the Idaho-Mont. line. The main range, running northwest-southeast, includes Trapper Peak (10,175 ft/3,101 m high); Mt. Garfield (10,961 ft/3,341 m), in an ...

Aleutian Range

(Encyclopedia)Aleutian Range, volcanic mountain chain, c.1,600 mi (2,600 km) long, SW Alaska, extending W from Anchorage along the Alaska Peninsula, and continuing, partly submerged as the Aleutian Islands, to Attu...

Alaska Range

(Encyclopedia)Alaska Range, S central Alaska, rising to the highest mountain in North America, Denali (Mt. McKinley; 20,310 ft/6,190 m). The range divides S central Alaska from the great plateau of the interior. Mt...

Koolau Range

(Encyclopedia)Koolau Range kōˈəlouˌ [key], mountain chain, extending northwest-southeast, E Oahu island, Hawaii; rises to 3,105 ft (946 m) in Konahuanui. It is cut by two scenic passes, Nuuanu Pali and Waimanal...

Dividing Range

(Encyclopedia)Dividing Range: see Great Dividing Range. ...

Hoosac Range

(Encyclopedia)Hoosac Range ho͞oˈsək [key], southern continuation of the Green Mts., NW Mass. and SW Vt., running from north to south. Its maximum height is c.3,000 ft (910 m). The Hoosac railroad tunnel, c.5 mi ...

Drakensberg Range

(Encyclopedia)Drakensberg Range dräˈkənzbûrg, Afrik. –bĕrkh [key], South Africa and Lesotho, extending 700 mi (1,127 km) NE–SW in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, and Free State. The Zulu name ...

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