Mountains

Some articles on mountains:

Las Cruces, New Mexico - Geography
... Las Cruces is the center of the Organ Caldera, the Doña Ana Mountains and the Organ Mountains are its margins ... in large part between the edges of Las Cruces and the lower slopes of the nearby Organ and Robledo Mountains, where grasses and assorted shrubs and cacti ... between Las Cruces' urban areas and adjacent deserts or mountains ...
Tourism In Russia - Resorts and Nature Tourism
... The mountains of the Northern Caucasus contain many other popular ski resorts, like Dombay in Karachay–Cherkessia ... deepest in the world, has crystal-clean waters and is surrounded by taiga-covered mountains ... its many lakes and granite rocks, Altai with its snowy mountains and Tyva with its wild steppes ...
Bryson City, North Carolina - Geography
... River, which flows westward from its source in the mountains to the east, and Deep Creek, which flows south from its source near Newfound Gap in the ... The town is surrounded on all sides by mountains ... The Great Smoky Mountains rise to the north, the Cowee Mountains rise to the south, and the Plott Balsams rise to the east ...
Ikata, Ehime - Culture - Etymology of Name
... can be found in the names of places surrounded by mountains or located in foothills ta can mean "land" ... Ikata could therefore be "a place by the mountains" ... In the Ainu language, ika means "to pass through the mountains and cross the land" ...
Victory Mountains
... The Victory Mountains (72°40′S 168°00′E / 72.667°S 168°E / -72.667 168) is a major group of mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, about 160 kilometres (99 ... The division between these mountains and the Concord Mountains (to the NW) is less precise but apparently lies in the vicinity of Thomson Peak ... A Ross Sea aspect of the mountains was first obtained by early British expeditions of Ross, Borchgrevink, Scott and Shackleton ...

Famous quotes containing the word mountains:

    Pour down your warmth, great sun!
    While we bask, we two together.

    Two together!
    Winds blow south, or winds blow north,
    Day come white, or night come black,
    Home, or rivers and mountains from home,
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    While we two keep together.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    The mountains will be in labor and bring forth a ridiculous mouse.
    Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65–8 B.C.)

    Did you ever hear tell of Sweet Betsy from Pike.
    Who crossed the wide mountains with her lover Ike,
    —Unknown. Sweet Betsey from Pike (l. 1–2)