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  • The city of Kabul sits six thousand feet above sea level and is rimmed by snow-tipped mountains.

    The Longest War

  • The lake itself is hemmed in on all sides by hills that rapidly rise into snow-tipped mountains.

    Readers' tips: literary locations

  • Framed between two hillocks was a worn mountain that cast a snow-tipped reflection across the lake.

    The Laird Who Loved Me

  • The snow-tipped mountains of the Jefferson Range nudged their noses into the clouds.

    Plain Language

  • In the near distance, majestic, snow-tipped Alps sparkled in the sunshine.

    Hot Pursuit

  • To the west rose the Qilianshan mountain range, exalted and snow-tipped.

    Heaven Lake

  • They were in wild, mountainous country, where great snow-tipped peaks seemed to stretch south forever.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Alucius glanced at the dark stone peaks rising beyond the hills through which they rode, peaks whose snow-tipped summits towered far above the road ahead, straight as it was in its course through them.

    Darkness

  • And suddenly it detached itself from the snow-tipped peak, floated out over the void like a gay-hued feather, and became invisible against the cerulean sky.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • As she skimmed the Otter over the snow-tipped tops of trees, it sounded for a moment like the plane had run through a spate of hail.

    Ice Hunt

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