A mountain range, or 'mountain belt', is a geographic area containing numerous geologically related mountains. A mountain system or system of mountain ranges sometimes is used to combine several geological features that are geographically (regionally) related.
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... Sierra del Merendón is a mountain range extending on the eastern border of Guatemala and Honduras ... The mountain range has several different biomes and habitats, including cloud forests ... hectares of temperate forest in the Merendón mountain range ...
... Mountain ranges are constantly subjected to erosional forces which work to tear them down ... Erosion is at work while the mountains are being uplifted and long after until the mountains are reduced to low hills and plains ... The rugged topography of a mountain range is the product of erosion ...
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