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Atlas Mountains

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Visiting Atlas Mountains, Mountain Range in Africa, Spanning Morocco Algeria and Tunisia

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A journey through the Atlas Mountains - Lonely Planet travel video

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Visiting Atlas Mountains, Mountain Range in Africa, Spanning Morocco Algeria and Tunisia

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World Geography Map Quiz 1 - Mountain Ranges Explained

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The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range in the Maghreb. It stretches around 2,500 km (1,600 mi) through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The range's highest peak is Toubkal, with an elevation of 4,167 metres (13,671 ft) in southwestern Morocco. It separates the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara Desert. The Atlas mountains are primarily inhabited by Berber populations. The terms for 'mountain' in some Berber languages are adrar and adras, which are believed to be cognates of the toponym Atlas. The mountains are home to a number of animal and plants unique in Africa, often more like those of Europe; many of them are endangered and some have already gone extinct.
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