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Massif

MASSIF, a French term, adopted in geology and physical geography for a mountainous mass or group of connected heights, whether isolated or forming part of a larger mountain system. A " massif " is more or less clearly marked off by valleys.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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