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What are some interesting facts about mountains?

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The highest point in the world is Mount Everest at 29,035 feet high, and is located in Nepal. The highest point of a mountain is called the peak, or summit. When there is a series of mountains close together, this is referred to as a mountain range. Some of the most famous mountain ranges include the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Mountains and the Himalayas.

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Other interesting facts about mountains include weather is often different at the top of the mountain than the bottom because of the high altitude. When there is a land mass of 1,000 feet about the surrounding area, it is technically referred to as a mountain.

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