A range of northern Spain extending about 480 km (300 mi) along the coast of the Bay of Biscay from the Pyrenees to Cape Finisterre. It rises to 2,648 m (8,688 ft) at Torre de Cerredo.
Mountain range in N & NW Spain, parallel to the Bay of Biscay: highest peak, 8,687 ft (2,648 m)
Cantabrian-mountains Sentence Examples
Mondonedo occupies a sheltered valley among the northern outliers of the Cantabrian Mountains.
The greater part of the interior of Spain is composed of a table-land bounded by the Cantabrian Mountains in the north and the Sierra Morena in the south, and divided into two by a series Central of mountain ranges stretching on the whole from east Table-land to west.
The passes across the Cantabrian Mountains in the north are tolerably numerous, and several of them are crossed by railways.