Mountain Steals

I had a great day out yesterday – some friends and I climbed to the top of Snowdon in glorious sunshine. When Columbus spoke of this paradise he said, it is the fairest land eyes have beheld; mountains and land seem to touch the sky”. Once upon a time there was a Glass Mountain at the top of which stood a castle made of pure gold, and in front of the castle there grew an apple-tree on which there were golden apples.

The Shiwalik Range- This range is a sub Himalaya mountain. I’ve got mountains of work to do. A crack in the earth, called a volcanic vent, is the start of a volcanic mountain. Mountains capture water from the atmosphere and store it as snow and ice that supplies streams and rivers throughout the year.

Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered …

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