Noun(1) a block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range
(1) He is named after a mountain in the Pirin massif and dad's an alpinist.(2) This great, dark mountain massif formed an island in the surrounding sand sea.(3) A few clouds drifted by, sweated out from the massif , a three-sided pyramid that was the highest coastal mountain range on earth, only thirty miles from the Caribbean as the crow flew.(4) Beyond, out of sight, rise the peaks of the Grampian massif , the high heart of Scotland with its austere tracks leading to lonely places.(5) And my third is a mountain massif just about rugged enough to match its inhabitants.(6) From this elevated viewpoint the peaks of the Paine massif appeared as tightly packed turrets in some fairyland castle.(7) That evening we saw the muscled snow-streaked contours of the massif from up close when we dined at a mountain restaurant at Sunegga which can be reached only after a steep ride in a funicular.(8) The Kirsehir-Nigde massif formed a promontory of this continental margin.(9) This station is only 8 km away from the highest peaks of the PeÔö£ÔûÆalara massif .(10) The latter portrays the geography of the country; the central massif is signified by three mountain peaks in the center of two oceans, each featuring a Spanish ship.(11) the rock massif of Scotland(12) Turning north Michael passes through the dramatic mountains of the Hoggar massif before he pauses in the oil and gas fields of central Algeria.(13) Garibaldi Hill and St. George's Hill form two smaller, isolated massifs in the west.(14) The Subtropical Westerly Jet is found to the south of the central Asian mountain massifs , in contrast to the boreal summer when the Tropical Easterly Jet occupies the upper troposphere to the south of the Himalayas.(15) Any view of the ocean itself is cut off by two massifs of 300-million-year-old limestone jutting nearly a thousand feet out of the sea.(16) The regions of the inside corner strips between the massifs have a very different bathymetric character from the massifs .
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