And E., but with some rugged escarpments facing the lake; their highest point is Snake Mountain (1271 ft.) in Addison county.
Its surface is much broken by the remains of the ancient plateau which has been worn down by erosion, leaving escarpments and ranges of flat-topped mountains, called chapadas, capped in places by horizontal layers of sandstone.
Between the Harrar plateau and Cape Guardafui the coast ranges maintain a mean altitude of from 4000 to 5000 ft., and fall generally in steep escarpments down to the narrow strip of sandy lowlands skirting the Gulf of Aden.
From Guantanamo to Santiago it rises in high escarpments, a.nd W.
Food fishes are relatively not abundant, presumably because the deep sea escarpments of the N.
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