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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_Appalachians

The geology of the Appalachians dates back to more than 480 million years ago. A look at rocks exposed in today's Appalachian Mountains reveals elongate ... These mountain ranges likely once reached elevations similar to those of the Alps and the ... The Appalachian region was a passive plate margin, not unlike today's ...

www.answers.com/Q/Streams_of_mountain_regions_and_high_plateaus_are_NOT_likely_to_have

Streams of mountain regions and high plateaus are NOT likely to have? ... In what way do plateau landscape regions differ from mountain landscape regions?

www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2125.html

Algeria, mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain ... thickness; clockwise drift pattern in the Beaufort Gyral Stream, but nearly straight-line ... Barbados, relatively flat; rises gently to central highland region .... Indonesia, mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains.

www.britannica.com/science/plateau-landform

Although ranges of hills and mountains rise above the rest of the plateau, their topography ... Plateaus dissected (eroded) by rivers have remarkably uniform maximum ... it is likely to remain relatively flat when uplifted to a relatively uniform elevation. ... Most of the high plateau in East Africa that holds Lake Victoria does not ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5431969

May 12, 2017 ... The Qinling Mountains, formed during the Mesozoic and Cenozoic periods,, ... For example, the stream salamanders living in the western high-elevation regions seem to ... Pleistocene climatic fluctuations and population history likely have .... The mismatch distribution of the eastern lineage did not deviate ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/asia

Jan 4, 2012 ... Millions of years of erosion have lowered the mountains significantly, and ... The plateau is not uniformly flat, but contains some high mountains and low river basins. ... It is bordered by three mountain ranges: the Satpura Range in the ... China is the likely origin of such fruit trees as peaches and oranges.

seethesouthwest.com/903/the-difference-between-a-butte-mesa-and-plateau

Oct 19, 2009 ... And a plateau is a really big flat-topped hill or mountain. ... Buttes are geologic features up to hundreds of feet high with steep sides, narrow ... Rivers and streams have eroded away the surrounding area, leaving a flat-topped mountain. ... The definition difference between a butte and a mesa most likely ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/High_School_Earth_Science/Air_Movement

3.1 Land and Sea Breezes; 3.2 Monsoon Winds; 3.3 Mountain and Valley Breezes ... Warm air rises, creating a low pressure region, and cool air sinks, creating a high ... If the air is humid, it may not be able to hold all the water it contains as vapor. ... Katabatic winds form over a high land area, such as on a high plateau.

www.gsapubs.org/gsabulletin/article-pdf/99/2/261/925584/i0016-7606-99-2-261.pdf

Regional streams (with basin areas upstream of 1,000-10,000 km2) stored or evacuated ... changes in mountain watersheds outside the plateau region. ..... duction are likely to have a standard error of about 50%, whereas the estimates of fluvial .... canyons reflect the high rates of slope sediment supply from the Wasatch,.