Sierra Nevada Mountains

a mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney
Syn: ↑Sierra Nevada, ↑High Sierra
Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains
Part Holonyms: ↑California, ↑Golden State, ↑CA, ↑Calif.
Part Meronyms: ↑Donner Pass, ↑Whitney, ↑Mount Whitney

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sierra Nevada Batholith — The Sierra Nevada Batholith is a large batholith which forms the core of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California, USA, exposed at the surface as granite.The batholith is composed of many individual masses of rock called plutons , which… …   Wikipedia

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