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Bill O
05-08-2007, 07:44 PM
Okay, this should provide a little more challenge. Let's list mountain ranges from A to Z.

Some basic rules. Please know your alphabet and don't skip letters. That includes the letters we don't use very often. Also, you're not allowed to do consecutive letters. For example, if you guess D then you can't do E. Some people got a little excited last time and ran half the alphabet before anybody else got to play.

I'll start with:

Adirondacks

Steve M
05-08-2007, 07:47 PM
Berkshires.

Bill O
05-08-2007, 07:50 PM
Chugach Mountains in Alaska.

Steve M
05-08-2007, 07:58 PM
Awsome answer, I've been to the Chugach National forest. I think that is where the Reserection Trail is that we hiked. 40 miles of heaven.

hobbes
05-08-2007, 08:09 PM
Dolomites (Alps)

Bill O
05-09-2007, 04:48 PM
Eastern Ghats, India

Just for fun I'll toss in the Ethiopian Highlands as well.

Steve M
05-09-2007, 06:54 PM
Flinders, South Austrailia

Bill O
05-09-2007, 07:00 PM
I'll blow off Vermont and go with

The Great Dividing Range, Australia

Brad
05-09-2007, 07:37 PM
Himalayas east of Boston (post was too short with just the name)

Bill O
05-09-2007, 09:57 PM
Inyo Mountains, California

Steve M
05-09-2007, 11:47 PM
Japanese Alps

Joey Keyz
05-10-2007, 03:24 AM
Kitzbühler Alpen, Austria

Steve M
05-10-2007, 07:48 AM
Long Range, Newfoundland

Bill O
05-10-2007, 08:22 AM
Mosquito Range, Colorado

Patrad Fischroy
05-10-2007, 09:16 AM
If "Mount" doesn't count would the equivelent "Sierra" also not count? if so then Sierra Nevadas

Bill O
05-10-2007, 09:36 AM
Oquirh Mountains, Utah.

climbabout
05-10-2007, 12:47 PM
Panamint Range - Death Valley CA.
Tim

Steve M
05-10-2007, 07:28 PM
good luck with Q, I can't think of one!!

Brad
05-10-2007, 08:18 PM
I have been wandering around Quito, Equador and no luck on a range. There is a mountain called "Quilota" and a crater lake by the same name. The pictures look fantastic of the lake area!

I also learned there are exotic options called "Mountain Ranges". I will stay away from those.

Brad
05-10-2007, 08:24 PM
There is one!

Queen Maud Mountains, Antartica

The Queen Maud Mountains ( 86°00′S, 160°00′W) are a major group of mountains, ranges and subordinate features of the Transantarctic Mountains, lying between the Beardmore and Reedy Glaciers and including the area from the head of the Ross Ice Shelf to the polar plateau. Captain Roald Amundsen and his South Pole party ascended Axel Heiberg Glacier near the central part of this group in November 1911, naming these mountains for Queen Maud of Norway.

Elevations bordering the Beardmore Glacier, at the western extremity of these mountains, were observed by the British expeditions led by Ernest Shackleton (1907-09) and Robert Falcon Scott (1910-13), but the mountains as a whole were mapped by several American expeditions led by Richard E. Byrd (1930s and 1940s), and USARP and NZARP expeditions from the 1950s through the 1970s.

The Queen Maud Mountains is divided into the following ranges:

* Bush Mountains
* Commonwealth Range
* Dominion Range
* Herbert Range
* Prince Olav Mountains
* Hughes Range
* Supporters Range

The highest peak is Mount Ellsworth at 2,925 metres (9,596 ft).

Steve M
05-11-2007, 12:56 AM
Do mountain ranges on the moon count??

Montes Recti, Earths moon.

Brad
05-11-2007, 05:23 AM
The Rockies would have worked too. A wee bit closer.

San Francisco Peaks, Arizona

Bill O
05-11-2007, 06:44 AM
Do mountain ranges on the moon count??

Montes Recti, Earths moon.

That's the easy way out, and the Rockies...to easy. They are made of hundreds of mountain ranges.

I'd substitute something like the Range of the Remarkables. Colorado and New Zealand.

Brad
05-11-2007, 06:51 AM
So, Tetons is too easy for you too?

Tenmile Range, Colorado

Gorque
05-11-2007, 07:09 AM
Uintas Mountains, Utah

Bill O
05-11-2007, 07:14 AM
So, Tetons is too easy for you too?

Tenmile Range, Colorado

Of Course not, but Andes, Alps, and Appalachians are. Those are continent length chains of mountains that contain hundreds are ranges. All of which are viable answers.

Brad
05-11-2007, 07:45 AM
Of Course not, but Andes, Alps, and Appalachians are. Those are continent length chains of mountains that contain hundreds are ranges. All of which are viable answers.
The definition web page I am working with lists those "continent length chains of mountains" as ranges - that happen to have ranges in them.

The web page also lists all the mountain ranges in the world ...

Bill O
05-11-2007, 07:48 AM
You're right they're all mountain ranges.

Venezuelan Coastal Range

Edit...now we're going to run into some problems....X

Brad
05-11-2007, 08:19 AM
Wolf Mountains, Montana

Brad
05-11-2007, 08:24 AM
York Mountains, Alaska

Steve M
05-11-2007, 08:36 AM
Zagros mountains, Asia

Bill O
05-11-2007, 10:02 AM
Skipping letters is for the weak. China is a gold mine for words starting with the letter X. Plus there's lots of leeway in the translation spelling.

Xinling Mountains, China

Joey Keyz
05-12-2007, 05:21 AM
Zagros mountains, Asia
Starting back to A

Annamite Mountains, Indochina

Gorque
05-12-2007, 07:01 AM
Bitterroot Mountains, Idaho/Montana

Bill O
05-12-2007, 05:08 PM
Caucasus; Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan.

Steve M
05-12-2007, 08:36 PM
DeLong Mountains, Alaska

KD Talbot
05-12-2007, 09:53 PM
Don't forget Deshort Mountains in Alaska, too. Sorry, couldn't resist. I never been nowhere 'cept my Whites. Can ya tell?
KDT

Bill O
05-13-2007, 09:02 AM
Elk Mountains, Colorado

Steve M
05-13-2007, 01:51 PM
Front Range, Rocky mountains, Colorado

Bill O
05-14-2007, 11:41 AM
Fine.

Green Mountains, Vermont

Gorque
05-14-2007, 12:02 PM
Hoosac Range, Massivechoosits..err...Massachusetts:D

Steve M
05-14-2007, 07:21 PM
Innuitian Mountain Range, Ontario, Canada

Be_Prepared
05-14-2007, 08:20 PM
How about the Jemez Mountains, at the bottom of the Rockies?

Gorque
05-14-2007, 09:01 PM
Kittatinny Mountains, New Jersey

Steve M
05-14-2007, 09:08 PM
Long Range, forecast

Gorque
05-14-2007, 09:18 PM
Mendocino Range, Kalifornia (As the Guvernator would spell it) :D

Joey Keyz
05-15-2007, 01:20 AM
Northern Limestone Alps ~ Austria

Brad
05-15-2007, 06:26 AM
Long Range, forecast
I think someone needs to back to give us an "L".

Steve M
05-15-2007, 09:49 PM
I'm suprised no one caught that earlier!:D :p