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Mountain Ranges

Based on the location, name these mountain ranges.
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First submittedFebruary 22, 2012
Last updatedAugust 5, 2015
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Highest Peak
Location
Range
Mt. Everest
North of the Indian subcontinent
Himalaya
Aconcagua
Entire west coast of South America
Andes
Mount Elbert
From New Mexico to British Columbia
Rocky
Mont Blanc
Austria, Switzerland, northern Italy, etc...
Alps
Mt. Narodnaya
Through Russia and Kazakhstan. Divides Europe and Asia
Ural
Mt. Mitchell
From Alabama to Newfoundland
Appalachian
Aneto
Between France and Spain
Pyrenees
Gerlachovský štít
Parts of Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia and Poland
Carpathian
Mt. Elbrus
From the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea
Caucasus
Mt. Whitney
California and Nevada
Sierra Nevada
Mt. Rainier
From British Columbia to northern California
Cascade
Mt. Marcy
Northeastern New York
Adirondack
Mt. Olympus
Western Washington state
Olympic
Ben Nevis
Throughout much of Scotland
Grampian
Toubkal
Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
Atlas
Mount Kosciuszko
Entire east coast of Australia
Great Dividing Range
Mount Pico
Mostly underwater. World's longest mountain range
Mid-Atlantic
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level 50
May 7, 2012
I would've said Cairngorms for north east Scotland, as Ben Nevis is western Scotland, bit picky I know!
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level ∞
Aug 5, 2015
Fixed the clue and Cairngorms will work now.
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level 44
Oct 5, 2015
Ben Nevis isn't in the Cairngorms so it is one or the other.
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level 38
May 8, 2012
Could you add some more misspellings of Pyrenees? I think I spent most of the quiz trying to spell it, haha. (And I'm usually a pretty good speller!)
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level 39
May 8, 2012
Transylvanian Alps should be accepted
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level 66
May 23, 2012
Damn you H in Carpathian!
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level 40
Dec 23, 2012
Well there you go. Proof that 1/2 of all the mountain ranges of the world are in one medium to large sized country. ;)
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level 66
May 21, 2014
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level 67
Jun 19, 2018
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level 75
Aug 30, 2014
Out of curiosity I checked Wikipedia for all the mountain ranges of the world. The US has 150, Canada has 142, and the remainder of the entire world combined including Antarctica and the ocean ranges, totals 166. So maybe the US doesn't have half of the world's ranges but it has a third, and considering some of those ranges include Canada the numbers are a fair representation.
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level 62
Oct 1, 2015
Or maybe they just like to name smaller parts of bigger mountain ranges.
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level 73
Dec 13, 2016
And you're sure that mountains in Africa aren't underrepresented in Wikipedia compared to North America?
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level 76
Jul 14, 2018
Some of these comments are ridiculous. There's nothing wrong with the quiz.
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level 13
Apr 30, 2013
great quiz !
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level 78
Oct 1, 2015
Appalacian isn't working for me :-(
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level 65
Oct 1, 2015
California natives (like myself) just say "Sierras."
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level 73
Oct 1, 2015
"Much of Scotland" is somewhat inaccurate for The Grampians!
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level 67
Oct 2, 2015
Do not see the point of including underwater mountains, if we were dealing with large Canyons for instance would we include all the underwater canyons such as Zhemchug Canyon which would demote land canyons such as Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon and The USA Grand Canyon to the ouffield.
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level 61
Oct 2, 2015
Are these in order of altitude?
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level 72
Dec 9, 2015
I canot spel!
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level 60
Apr 25, 2016
Should Tatras not be accepted for the mountain range in Poland/Slovakia? That is how it is known here.
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level 73
Dec 13, 2016
They are just a part of Carpathians. Tatras don't stretch to Romania as the quiz says.
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level 70
Aug 27, 2017
good quiz. much more interesting sample exist. most of Asia an Africa are not mentioned.
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level 22
Oct 15, 2017
Seems unfair that "Scottish Highlands" is not accepted for Ben Nevis given the scope of the other mountain ranges. For example, Mount Kosciuszko is more specifically in the Snowy Mountains, which themselves are in the Australian Alps.
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level 55
Jul 14, 2018
Got mid-Atlantic ridge. Woo A-level geology!
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level 67
Jul 15, 2018
Misspelling, should be A-level egology.
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level 57
Jul 14, 2018
I sure love the Sierra (Sierra Nevada Mountain Range). Mainly because I live in said mountain range, but it's so great to camp in as well as many cool sights to see, such as Lake Tahoe and Yosemite. It also has quite a strong history with the California Gold Rush, including my county where John Marshall first discovered the gold leading to the rush. None of what I said is important to this quiz, I just felt like bragging about my home.