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Highland

mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau

The term highland or upland is used to mean any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau. Generally speaking, upland (or uplands) means ranges of hills,[1] typically up to 500-600m. Highland (or highlands) usually is used to mean ranges of low mountains.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. University of California Museum of Paleontology (1995 and later), upland, UCMP Glossary
  2. Montane Foragers: Asana and the South-Central Andean Archaic, ed. Mark S. Aldenderfer (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1998), p. 2