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The Anti-Atlas or Lesser Atlas or Little Atlas, is a mountain range in Morocco, a part of the Atlas mountains in the northwest of Africa. The Anti-Atlas extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest toward the northeast, to the heights of Ouarzazate and further east to the city of Tafilalt, altogether a distance of approximately 500 km. The range borders on the Sahara to the south.
- also known as 小阿特拉斯山脈
- part of Atlas Mountains
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by R. D. Dallmeyer
The Hercynian deformation Structurally, the Anti-Atlas is a broad anticlinorium, the hinge being outlined by the Precambrian and lower Paleozoic rocks (Fig. 2). At its southern flank, the Jbel Ouarkziz (Visean) and the Betana (Namurian) series ...
by John Gunn
the Anti-Atlas domain near the Saharan border has folded Precambrian rocks forming mountains ranging from 2000 to 3000 m in ...
by Aomar Boum, Thomas K. Park
“ Transformations dans un village de l'Anti-Atlas.” In Actes de Durham. Recherches récente ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
The Anti-Atlas or Jcbel Saghru, also known as the Lesser Atlas, running parallel to and south of the central range, is one of the least elevated chains in the system , having a mean altitude of not more than 5000 ft., although some peaks and ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
and Tamjurt (14,500 feetj The Anti-Atlas is less elevated, and shorter ...
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