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Atlas Mountains   /ˈætləs mˈaʊntənz/   Listen
Atlas Mountains

A mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia.

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"Atlas Mountains" Quotes from Famous Books

... twelve days, and thence three days more to Tripoli. The route from El-Wady to Shaty consists of groups of sand-hills, of painful traverse. Shaty itself is a series of oases. Between El-Hasee and El-Ghareeah, which now follow, there is an immeasurable expanse of Desert plain. The Atlas Mountains then succeed with their bubbling fountains and green valleys, and olive-clad peaks. Mizdah in The Mountains ...
— Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 • James Richardson

Words linked to "Atlas Mountains" :   Kingdom of Morocco, Republic of Tunisia, Algeria, mountain chain, Tunisia, Maroc, Al-Magrib, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, Algerie, range of mountains, range, chain of mountains, morocco, mountain range, Marruecos, chain

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