Results for: Mountaineering

In Cuba

Does Cuba have mountains?

Yes. The Sierra Maestra is Cuba's largest mountain range, and has a  wide array of biological diversity and is located in the Santiago  de Cuba region. The range's highest p (MORE)
In Science

What is a freestanding mountain?

The sign on the top of Uhuru Peak (Mt. Kilimanjaro) proclaims it to be the world's highest "free-standing mountain." Probably a bit of a misnomer, intended to mean that it is (MORE)
In Science

How tall does a mountain have to be to been a mountain?

A mountain must be over 1000 feet to considered a mountain. Here's a little tip: Any landscape less than 500 feet is considered a rolling plane, however, between 500 and 999 (MORE)
In Science

Are Drakensberg mountains fold mountains?

They are not fold mountains, they were formed from volcanic eruption and large quantities of lava covering the area. Later, wind and water deposited large amounts mud and shal (MORE)

Is Brazil mountainous?

Brazil is a huge country and has many different types of landforms, including mountains. There is a large number of mountains taller than 2 km. Most of them are located along (MORE)

Does Mississippi have mountains?

MS has hilly areas but no real mountains. The highest point is MS is 806 feet above sea level. They call it a mountain but most people would call it a big hill.
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In Geology

How are mountain formed?

Mountains can be formed at convergent boundaries when two  continental plates collide with one another. The Himalayas were  formed in this manner. They can also form at hot (MORE)

Where is it mountainous?

In the USA, there are several mountainous areas. For example,  Nevada is known as the most mountainous state. In second place is  the state of Alaska.
In Science

What are the mountains of Washington?

 Mt. Si   4,167 feet     Named After Josiah "Uncle Si" Merritt, a  homesteader who lived at the base in the nineteenth century, but  most famous for its starri (MORE)