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List of inselbergs

A monadnock or inselberg is an isolated hill, knob, ridge, outcrop, or small mountain that rises abruptly from a gently sloping or virtually level surrounding plain. The following is a list of notable inselbergs worldwide.

Australia
Brazil
Canada
Colombia
Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Hungary
  • Somlóhegy
Israel
Italy
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
  • Hand of Fatima
Mozambique
  • [2]
Nigeria
Norway
Portugal
  • Monsanto da Beira
Serbia
Tunisia
United Kingdom
United States
Venezuela
Zimbabwe
  • Castle Beacon in the Bvumba Mountain

See also

References

  • Twidale, C R, "A contribution to the general theory of domed inselbergs; conclusions derived from observations in South Australia", Inst. British Geog., Pub., (Tr. & Papers), vol.34, pp.91-113, 1964.
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