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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 ... 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 dominate large areas of ... and they serve as wildlife corridors between Las Cruces' urban areas and adjacent deserts or mountains ...
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 mi) long and 80 km (50 mi) wide, which is ... 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 ...
Bryson City, North Carolina - Geography
... west of the confluence of the Tuckasegee 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 Great Smoky ... 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 ...
Tourism In Russia - Resorts and Nature Tourism
... The mountains of the Northern Caucasus contain many other popular ski resorts, like Dombay in Karachay–Cherkessia ... world, has crystal-clean waters and is surrounded by taiga-covered mountains ... with its many lakes and granite rocks, Altai with its snowy mountains and Tyva with its wild steppes ...
Ikata, Ehime - Culture - Etymology of Name
... Ika 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" ...

Famous quotes containing the word mountains:

    In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will already get further up today or you will exercise your strength so that you can climb higher tomorrow.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    We envy not the warmer clime, that lies
    In ten degrees of more indulgent skies,
    Nor at the coarseness of our heaven repine,
    Though o’er our heads the frozen Pleiads shine:
    ‘Tis Liberty that crowns Britannia’s Isle,
    And makes her barren rocks and her bleak mountains smile.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

    The Mississippi, the Ganges, and the Nile,... the Rocky Mountains, the Himmaleh, and Mountains of the Moon, have a kind of personal importance in the annals of the world.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)