Can You Match the Mountain Range to its Country?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz
Many people travel the world taking on the tallest and most treacherous of mountains. How well do you know them? See if you can get to the top of this HowStuffWorks quiz!
The Adirondack Mountains are in:
These mountains form a circular dome in upstate New York. Their highest peak is the over 5,000-ft-tall Mount Marcy.
The Japanese Alps are in:
The Japanese Alps run across the main Japanese island of Honshu. It contains three ranges: the Northern, Central and Southern Alps.
In which country can the Himalayas be found?
The massive Himalayas stretch throughout Asia and the Middle East. The highest point is the famous Mount Everest at over 29,000 feet above sea level.
The Tian Shan Mountains are in:
The Tian Shan mountains run through China and Central Asia. Their highest point, at over 24,000 feet above sea level, is on the Kyrgyzstan-China border.
Where are the Andes Mountains?
The Andes Mountain range runs through much of South America. Its highest point is Aconcagua, in Argentina, which is the highest point outside Asia.
The Rocky Mountains can be found in _______.
This major mountain range is one of the longest on earth. It stretches through North America, from Canada and through the US to New Mexico.
The Kunlun Mountains go through which country?
This 1,900-mile chain is one of the longest in Asia. It touches the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau and borders the Gobi desert.
The Coast Mountains are in:
This mountain range goes through Alaska, British Columbia and Yukon. Its highest point is the 13,186-ft-tall Mount Waddington in British Columbia.
The Ural Mountains run through:
This mountain range begins on the western Russian Arctic Ocean coast and stretches into Northwestern Kazakhstan. It's part of the boundary between the European and Asian continents.
The East African mountains run through:
The East African mountains contain a number of smaller ranges and run through Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. The famous Mount Kilimanjaro is a part of it, and the highest peak in Africa.
Where are The Atlas Mountains?
This African mountain range separates the northern Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines of Africa from the Sahara desert. Its peak, Jebel Toubkal, is over 13,000 feet high.
Where are the Appalachian Mountains?
This North American system of mountains stretches from Newfoundland in Canada all the way to Alabama. Its highest peak is Mount Mitchell in North Carolina.
The Carpathian mountains go through which country?
The Carpathians are Europe's second longest mountain range at over 900 miles long. This mountain range is often divided into 3 major sections which run from central to southeastern Europe.
Where are the Scandinavian Mountains?
These mountains are often called the Scandes. This mountain range can be found in Norway, Sweden and Finland and contains the highest peak in mainland northern Europe.
Where are the Western Ghats?
The Western Ghats run parallel to India's western coast. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most biologically diverse places in the world.
Which country do The Alps run through?
The Alps are a 750-mile-long mountain range that runs through 8 European countries. Its highest peak is Mont Blanc, which reaches over 15,000 feet in height on the French-Italian border.
Where are the Caucasus Mountains?
This West Asian mountain system stretches between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It runs through Russia (where its highest peak, the over 18,000-foot Mount Elbrus stands), Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
The Apennine Mountains run through:
This 750-mile-long mountain range runs through Italy. Its highest peak, the over 9,000-ft-high Corno Grande, is home to Europe's southernmost glacier.
Where are the Cascade Mountains?
The Cascade Mountain Range extends from British Columbia to Northern California. It is a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and contains the famous volcano Mount St. Helens.
The Annamese Mountains run through:
The Annamese mountains run through an area of Asia known as Indochina. Its over 8,000-ft-high peak is known as Phou Bia.
Where are the Southern Alps?
The Southern Alps run through New Zealand's South Island. Their over 12,000-ft peak is known as Aoraki or Mount Cook.
Where are the Bvumba Mountains?
This mountain range straddles the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border in Africa. It is known for its coffee plantations.
The Ogo Mountains are in:
The Ogo Mountains are in northern Somaliland in Africa. Their mean peak height is over 8,000 feet.
Where are the Cardamom Mountains?
The Cardamom Mountains span Cambodia and Thailand. This 190-mile long range has a nearly 6,000-ft peak, Phnom Aural.
The Al Hajar Mountains are in:
The Al Hajar Mountains span northeastern Oman and the eastern part of the United Arab Emirates. They are the highest mountains in the eastern part of the Arabian peninsula.
Where are the Blue Mountains?
The Blue Mountains stretch from Oregon to Washington on the US west coast. They got their name from the smoky fires that used to burn in the area.
Where is the Sierra Madre mountain range?
At 420 miles, the Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in The Philippines. They are on Luzon Island, the largest island in the archipelago.
Where are the Balkan Mountains?
This 330-mile long mountain range stretches through Serbia and Bulgaria and ends at the Black Sea. Its highest peak is the nearly 8,000-ft-high Botev Peak.
Where do the Pyrenees Mountains run through?
These mountains create a natural border between Spain and France. Andorra is a microstate hidden in these mountains between the two larger countries.
Where are the Wicklow Mountains?
These mostly granite mountains run through several counties in Ireland. Their peak is the 3,035 foot above sea level Lugnaquilla.
Where is the Arctic Cordillera?
This chain of mountain ranges runs throughout the northernmost parts of Canada. It has some of Canada's largest icecaps.
Where is the Hindu Kush mountain range?
The Hindu Kush mountain range stretches from central Afghanistan to the north of Pakistan. Its highest peak is Tirich Mir, which towers over 25,000 ft above Pakistan.
The Pioneer Mountains are in:
The Pioneer Mountains span several counties in Idaho. Their parent mountain range is the Rockies.
Where are the Mandara Mountains?
The Mandara mountains form a natural border between Cameroon and Nigeria. These mountains are not very high, but are very densely populated.
The Altai Mountains run through:
The mountain range's name means "Gold Mountain" in Chinese, Mongolian and Turkic. The mountain range forms where China, Mongolia, Russia, and Kazakhstan come together.
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