Pyrenees

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The Pyrenees <<PIHR uh NEEZ>> are mountains in Europe. They mark the border between France and Spain. The small nation of Andorra additionally lies alongside the south aspect of the Pyrenees. The Pyrenees stretch for about 270 miles (435 kilometers) from the Bay of Biscay …

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Plateau

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A plateau <<plah TOH>> is a excessive flatland. Some plateaus have been as soon as lands referred to as plains. Forces inside Earth pushed the plains upward and made them plateaus. Different plateaus lie on flat rock. Typically the rock is lava that got here from erupting …

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Pikes Peak

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Pikes Peak might be the perfect recognized of the Rocky Mountain peaks in Colorado. It’s the first one seen by vacationers approaching from the east. Its snow-capped peak is 14,one hundred ten ft (four,301 meters) above sea degree. Pine and spruce forests develop …

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Paricutín

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Paricutín <<puh REE kuh TEEN>> is a volcanic mountain in southwestern Mexico. It’s a cone-formed mountain of cinder that shaped throughout a volcanic eruption. Paricutín stands close to the town of Uruapan. It was named for the village of Paricutín, which was destroyed within the …

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Ozark Mountains

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The Ozark Mountains are a variety of hills extending from southern Illinois throughout Missouri and into Arkansas and Oklahoma. The Ozarks rise from 1,500 to 2,300 ft (457 to 701 meters) above sea degree. Their highest peaks are the Boston Mountains of …

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Orizaba, Pico de

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Pico de Orizaba <<PEE koh day AWR uh ZAH buh or aw ree SAH vah>> is the very best mountain in Mexico. It’s the third highest mountain in North America. Solely Mount McKinley and Mount Logan are larger. Pico de Orizaba rises 18,410 ft (5,611 …

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Mountain

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Mountains are elements of the land that stand a lot greater than the land round them. Mountains often have steep slopes, or sides, and sharp or barely rounded peaks.Some mountains stand alone and others are a part of a gaggle of …

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Mount Saint Helens

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Mount Saint Helens is a volcano within the Cascade Mountains close to Seattle, Washington. Mount Saint Helens erupted, or blew up, on Might 18, 1980. The eruption brought about many deaths and nice injury. Mount Saint Helens was the primary volcano in the …

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a large carving that exhibits the faces of 4 American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. The top of Washington is as excessive as a 5-story constructing. The faces are carved right into a …

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Mount Rainier

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Mount Rainier, <<ruh NIHR or RAY neer>>, is the very best mountain within the state of Washington. It’s in Mount Rainier Nationwide Park, close to Seattle. The height is 14,410 ft (four,392 meters) above sea degree. Gassy fumes nonetheless rise from Mount Rainier’s nice …

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