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The world's greatest land mountain range is the Himalaya-Karakoram. It contains 96 of the world's 109 peaks of over 7317 meters (24,000 feet). The longest mountain range is the Andes of South America which is 7564 km (4700 miles) in length. Both were created by the movement of tectonic plates.

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December 21, 1967
M 7.5, Chile – The shock caused one death and several injuries, and inflicted severe property damage at Quillagua and Tocopilla, two small villages near the earthquake's epicenter.… Read More

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