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Highland

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Highlands or uplands are any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau. [1]

53 relations: Anglosphere, Australia, Australian Alps, Blue Mountains (New South Wales), British Raj, Cameron Highlands District, Canada, Cantabria, Central Highlands (Tasmania), Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, Council area, Eritrean Highlands, Ethiopian Highlands, Ghana, Great Dividing Range, High country (New Zealand), Highland (council area), Highland Boundary Fault, Highlander, Highlands of Iceland, Highveld, Hill, Hill station, Knuckles Mountain Range, List of lunar features, List of terrae on Mars, List of terrae on Venus, Local government in Scotland, Meghalaya, Mercury (planet), Mountain, New Guinea Highlands, Nigeria, Northern Tablelands, Papua New Guinea, Plateau, Roof of the World, Scotland, Scottish Highlands, Shillong, Snowy Mountains, South Africa, Sri Lanka montane rain forests, Syria, Tasmania, Terrain, Thai highlands, Tibet, Tibet (1912–1951), United States, ..., University of California Museum of Paleontology, Western North Carolina, Yemen. Expand index (3 more) »

Anglosphere

The Anglosphere is a set of English-speaking nations which share common roots in British culture and history, which today maintain close cultural, political, diplomatic and military cooperation.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Alps

The Australian Alps, an interim Australian bioregion, data is the highest mountain range in Australia.

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Blue Mountains (New South Wales)

The Blue Mountains are a mountainous region and a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Cameron Highlands District

The Cameron Highlands (Tanah Tinggi Cameron,, கேமரன் மலை) is a district in Pahang, Malaysia occupying an area of.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Cantabria

Cantabria is a historic Spanish community and autonomous community with Santander as its capital city.

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Central Highlands (Tasmania)

The Central Highlands is a region in Tasmania, Australia where geographical and administrative boundaries closely coincide.

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Central Highlands of Sri Lanka

Central Highlands of Sri Lanka is a recognised world Heritage Site in Sri Lanka.

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Council area

A council area is one of the areas defined in Schedule 1 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 and is under the control of one of the local authorities in Scotland created by that Act.

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Eritrean Highlands

The Eritrean Highlands are a mountainous region in central Eritrea.

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Ethiopian Highlands

The Ethiopian Highlands is a rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia, situated in the Horn region in Northeast Africa.

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Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Great Dividing Range

The Great Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world.

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High country (New Zealand)

High country is a New Zealand term for the elevated pastoral land of the South Island and - to a lesser extent - North Island.

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Highland (council area)

Highland (A' Ghàidhealtachd;, Heilan) is a council area in the Scottish Highlands and is the largest local government area in the United Kingdom.

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Highland Boundary Fault

The Highland Boundary Fault is a major fault zone that traverses Scotland from Arran and Helensburgh on the west coast to Stonehaven in the east.

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Highlander

Highlander may refer to.

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Highlands of Iceland

The Highlands of Iceland (hálendið) cover most of the interior of Iceland.

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Highveld

The Highveld (Afrikaans: Hoëveld) is the portion of the South African inland plateau which has an altitude above roughly 1500 m, but below 2100 m, thus excluding the Lesotho mountain regions to the south-east of the Highveld.

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Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain.

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Hill station

A hill station is a town located at a higher elevation than the nearby plain or valley.

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Knuckles Mountain Range

The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Kandy.

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List of lunar features

Several features cover the surface of the Moon.

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List of terrae on Mars

The following is a list of regions on Mars given the name Terra (pl. Terrae).

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List of terrae on Venus

This is a list of terrae, or major landmasses, on Venus. In accordance to the International Astronomical Union's rules of planetary nomenclature, they are named after goddesses of love.

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Local government in Scotland

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as Councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

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Meghalaya

Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India.

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Mercury (planet)

Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.

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Mountain

A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.

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New Guinea Highlands

The New Guinea Highlands, also known as the Central Range or Central Cordillera, are a chain of mountain ranges and intermountain river valleys, many of which support thriving agricultural communities, on the large island of New Guinea.

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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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Northern Tablelands

The Northern Tablelands, also known as the New England Tableland, is a plateau and a region of the Great Dividing Range in northern New South Wales, Australia.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.

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Plateau

In geology and physical geography a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux),is also called a high plain or a tableland, it is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.

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Roof of the World

Roof of the World is a metaphoric description of the high region in the world, also known as "High Asia".

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Highlands

The Highlands (the Hielands; A’ Ghàidhealtachd, "the place of the Gaels") are a historic region of Scotland.

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Shillong

Shillong (Khasi: Shillong) is a hill station in the northeastern part of India and the capital of Meghalaya, which means "The Abode of Clouds" and is one of the smallest states in India.

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Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", is an IBRA subregion and the highest mountain range on the continent of mainland Australia.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Sri Lanka montane rain forests

Cloud forest near Ella The Sri Lanka montane rain forests are an ecoregion found above 1000 m in the central highlands of Sri Lanka.

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Syria

Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Terrain

Terrain or relief (also topographical relief) involves the vertical and horizontal dimensions of land surface.

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Thai highlands

The Thai highlands or Hills of northern Thailand is a mountainous natural region in the north of Thailand.

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Tibet

Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Central Asia.

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Tibet (1912–1951)

The historical era of Tibet from 1912 to 1951 followed the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912, and lasted until the invasion of Tibet by the People's Republic of China.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of California Museum of Paleontology

The University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) is a paleontology museum located on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

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Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina (often abbreviated as WNC) is the region of North Carolina which includes the Appalachian Mountains, thus it is often known geographically as the state's Mountain Region.

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Yemen

Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland

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