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MOUNTAIN RANGES

 

 

American Spine

Rocky + Andes

 

Andes

 

anti (Quechua) ?

Himalaya

Himalaya / Hindu Kush

hima + ālaya (Sanskrit:  "snow" + "dwelling")

Rocky

 

 

Great Divide

Great Dividing Range

 

Trans-Antarctic

 

 

Brasilian Coastal

Brazilian East Coast Range ?

?

Sumateran-Jawa

Sumatran-Javan

Sumateran + Jawan (Bahasa Indonesian)

Tengri Tagh

Tian-shan

Tengri Tagh (Uyghur), 天山  Tiān-shān (Mandarin Chinese)

Eastern Ghats

 

?

Ural

 

Ура́льские го́ры, Uralskiye gory  (Russian)

Alps

 

Alpes  (Latin, French)

Altai

 

Altai (Turkic, Mongolian:  "golden mountain")

Niugigi

Central New Guinea Range

Niugini (Tok Pisin)

 

 

 

MOUNTAIN GROUPS

 

 

Gui-lin

[no English]

桂林山  Guì-lín-shān  (Mandarin Chinese)

 

 

 

MOUNTAIN

 

 

Chomolungma

Mount Everest

ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ   Chomolungma  (Tibetan)

Aconcagua

 

[name derivation uncertain]

Denali

Mount McKinley

Denali (Koyukon:  "the great one")

Kilimanjaro

 

[name derivation uncertain]

Kosciuszko

 

American Revolution [named for American Revoluntary War General Tadeusz Kościuszko]

South Pole Massif

Vinson-massif

massif (French:  a certain geological structure)



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