Talk:List of mountain ranges

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Should we add this as an external link?[edit]

"Regions, Ranges, and SubRanges"

only if you add and and other sites, which are in fact more thorough and, I'll wager, more accurate.Skookum1 07:33, 24 July 2006 (UTC)

The Blue Ridge Runs through Georgia and along the Border of South Carolina as well.

This list needs serious revision[edit]

Too much work for tonight; the Caribous and moose are NOT part of the Rocky Mountains, they're part of the Columbia Mountains; the Coast Mountains need to be broken down and it's a big hierarchy, see Coast Mountains, which maybe could simply be referred to here, or replicated. Same with the Ceasar Mountains and Columbias and others in Canada; this reminds me of the fudging of the US meaning of the Cascade Range to mean the same thing as the Cascade Volcanoes, which are not the same; I'll be back as I'm not in the mood for three-four hours of fixing this right now....Skookum1 07:33, 24 July 2006 (UTC)

What happened to SOUTH America? The Andys. Etc. Am I missing some critical link to another page? I cannot believe the omission! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Im veritas photo (talkcontribs) 22:08, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

Yes! The omission of La Cordillera de los Andys is almost offending!!!! I wonder if we should include here the Tepui system of the Guyanan Shield also —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:50, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

Finally I added Los Andes!!!! Colombian and Brazilian mountain Ranges, have you checked Category:Mountain ranges by continent??? Should we merge this page with that???? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Faustov (talkcontribs) 20:19, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

I see that earlier on Apr 08 someone added South America to the list including the Andes, Chilean and Argentinian Mountain ranges, however someone deleted this addition, regarding it as unconstructive. Sincerely I do not understand why. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Faustov (talkcontribs) 20:30, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

Why isn't there a SINGLE mountain range from Europe in the list???? Stunning!!!! guest —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:22, 29 November 2009 (UTC)


Honestly, who did this and removed European Mountains? We're missing a whole continent here, and one of the most obvious ones. Hello, Everybody!


No section? --Greatestrowerever (talk) 22:15, 3 September 2008 (UTC)


I'm very disappointed. I just reverted vandalism that's been sitting in this article since November. Enigma message 19:54, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

Notes on tidying of North American section[edit]

I did quite a bit of rearranging and consolidating in the North American section tonight, on the heels of discussion and edits to Western Cordillera (North America). This section is vast; and note that the Rocky Mountains subranges listed are really only those in the American Rockies; there are dozens more in the Canadian Rockies and a particular hierarchy of range-groupings there. Vavious groupings which are teh "fault" of and other non-professional/archival sites were amended based on the only available official systems - those of USGS/GNIS, Canadian Geonames Database, the Atlas of Canada Online, and BCGNIS/S. Holland Landforms of British Columbia, or were otherwise consolidated and grouped according to the content of various parent articles such as Peninsular Ranges, California Coast Ranges, Alaska Range etc. Some require further resolutions and I have yet to find an official source for Yukon Ranges, though it's likely to be in S. Holland's book, unless a similar volume exists for Yukon; Alaska Ranges is a term come up with by Holland, I'll have to find his page ref, it doesn't occur in USGS/GNIS. BEcause of discrepancies between official sources adn waht has turned into the latter is no more of a reliable source anymore (as it once was) than peakbagger or other unsourced sites; geology and ecology papers tend to muddy terminology - Pacific Ranges, Pacific Cordillera, Coast Range(s), Pacific Coast Ranges, all get muddle and have differing meanings depending on who's fudging them, and shuffling of "Selwyn Mountains" with "Selwyn Ranges" is typical in terms of "casual confusion" in academic sources which do not properly source their toponyms in USGS or in CGNDB/BCGNIS or the Atlas of Canada. etc. I'm also thinking due to the size of the North American listing that breaking it up into Western Cordillera, Eastern Cordillera (?), Interior Plains, Canadian Shield etc would be worth doing; and/or making it a sortable list....(or making the whole page a sortable list....). Anyway g'nite, it's been a long several hours; there's still some anomalies and I don't like mixing the eco-geological terms like Basin and Range province in with topographic classification systems but I'm done for the night.....Skookum1 (talk) 05:27, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

List of Continents[edit]

What's up with the order of the list of the continents themselves? Shouldn't they be alphabetical order so Africa / Asia / Australia / Europe / North America / South America with probably ocean ranges at the end before lunar ranges? If not - what basis are they ordered by? NickPriceNZ (talk) 22:49, 18 March 2010 (UTC) NickPriceNZ

Mexico is not on Central America[edit]

Listing the Mexican mountain ranges in that category is inadequate.

  • Yes check.svg Done I fixed it. Thanks for bringing that to out attention. In the future please remember to sign your posts with four tildes (~) and also the way we do it here on article talk pages is the most recent posts go at the bottom of the page. Take care. --RacerX11 Talk to meStalk me 19:28, 7 July 2013 (UTC)