High mountains

view on the northGreek pin DOS from an airplane

under high mountains are understood in the scientific or technical linguistic usage a group of mountains or several mountain courses, which reaches m sea level over 1500 and thus to the Anökumene belong.

Inhabitants of mountain countries see this border however often only2000 meters (Zweitausender), which is supposed connected with the round number.

The low mountain ranges are lower.

Overview of the most important high mountains:

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in Europe

on islands of Europe

in Asia (regional selection)

collections on large islands or peninsulas of Asia

in Africa

large ones Islands of Africa

in America

large islands America

in Australia and on islands Ozeaniens

in of Antarctic


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