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(English) In geography, a range of hills. In morphology, a raised line or strip. Generally, the line made where two sloping surfaces meet. (See also: midocean ridge, algal ridge)
(Portuguese) Em geografia, um conjunto de montes. Em morfologia, uma linha em relevo. Usualmente resulta do encontro de duas vertentes. (See also: midocean ridge, algal ridge)

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