Middle Atlas


Middle Atlas

▪ mountains, Morocco
French  Moyen Atlas 

      mountain range in central Morocco, Africa, lying between a plateau and plain region (northwest) and the main part of the Atlas Mountains (southeast). Many peaks exceed 8,000 feet (2,400 metres), with the highest being Mount Bou Nasser (Bou Naceur; 10,958 feet [3,340 metres]). Covered by cedar forests, the mountains form a fishing, hunting, and skiing area.

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