Panamint Range love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A rugged range of mountains in eastern California between Death Valley and the Panamint Valley. Telescope Peak, 3,370 m (11,049 ft), is the highest elevation.

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Examples

  • The Panamint Range looks down upon Death Valley with a bold and almost impassable front, while still other broad deserts lie between this range and the real Sierras.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • Panamint Range rise to a height of about ten thousand feet.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • It was thought that the fair fields of California would be seen from the top of the Panamint Range; but when the travellers reached the summit other desert valleys appeared in the west, and beyond these, in the dim distance, another snowy range was visible.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • In the clear air the snow-covered peaks of the Panamint Range began to be visible, although one hundred miles away.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • These men crossed the Panamint Range and struggled on for days in a southwesterly direction, over desert valleys and mountains.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • None of the wagons were taken beyond the camp at the western edge of the valley, under the towering peaks of the Panamint Range.

    The Western United States A Geographical Reader

  • McTeague tramped steadily forward, still descending the lower irregularities of the Panamint Range.

    McTeague

  • To the west rose the Panamint Range, sparsely sprinkled with gray sage - brush; here the earths and sands were yellow, ochre, and rich, deep red, the hollows and canyons picked out with intense blue shadows.

    McTeague

  • By noon they were climbing the eastern slope of the Panamint Range.

    McTeague

  • To the west rose the Panamint Range, sparsely sprinkled with gray sage-brush; here the earths and sands were yellow, ochre, and rich, deep red, the hollows and canyons picked out with intense blue shadows.

    McTeague

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