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Longest Mountain Ranges

Longest Mountain Ranges

The ten longest mountain ranges in the world:

1. Andes: 4,500 miles
2. Rocky Mountains: 3,000 miles
3. Himalayas: 2,400 miles
4. Great Dividing Range: 2,250 miles
5. Transantarctic Mountains: 2,200 miles
6. Brazilian Coastal Range: 1,900 miles
7. Sumatra-Java Range: 1,800 miles
8. Aleutian Range: 1,650 miles
9. Tien Shan: 1,400 miles
10. New Guinea Range: 1,250 miles

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Sources:

Books

  • Mountain Ranges
    by Neil Morris and Vanessa Card. Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, 1997.

Last updated by birnbacha on Feb. 12, 2008

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