High country (landscape)

a high country is a landscape, starting from an altitude of 1000 m; more highly the high country of the Anden and the Tibet lie. Within the high country there are only small differences in height, however often schroffe rock forms are present.

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high land forms

  • the high country covers three different forms of the soil relief:
the Hochebene (or plateau)
the mountain country
the gradation or terrace country

different high countries



  • high country of Bolivia
  • high country of Mexico



Australia / Ozeanien

  • high country of Papua New Guinea

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