A range extending about 240 km (150 mi) along the French-Swiss border and rising to 1,720 m (5,643 ft). The area is a popular year-round resort region.
Jura-mountains Sentence Examples
Finally the Eastern branch, known as the Cordillera of Bogota, is composed almost entirely of Cretaceous beds thrown into a series of regular anticlinals and synclinals similar to those of the Jura Mountains.
There is no continuous band of ancient gneiss, nor indeed of any beds older than the Jurassic. There is very little over-folding or faulting, and the structure is that of the Jura mountains rather than of the Alps.
French skiing is offered across several mountain ranges including the French Alps and the Jura mountains.
The company was founded in 1830 by Louis Victor and Pierre-Joseph-Celestin Baume in a small village in Swiss Jura Mountains.