Version V1.2 (1) a number of unnamed polygons have been differently delineated and attributed either to existing mountain ranges or ranges that did not yet exist in the inventory. Theses modifications pertain essentially to Asia and South America. (2) a number of new polygons have been added in the African continent to cover obvious gaps (3) together, points (1) and (2) have led to an increase in the number of polygons from 1003 to 1048. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- ASIA -- Modifications 1. China-01 partly replaced with Yunnan Guizhou Highlands 2. China-02 slightly modified and renamed in Jinggang Mountains 3. China-03 partly replaced with Yunnan Guizhou Highlands 4. HKH-01 replaced with Gaoligon Shan 5. HKH-02 replaced with Bangma Shan, Laobie Shan, Nu Shan (extended), Qingshuilang Shan (extended), Shan Hills (extended) 6. HKH-03 slightly modified and replaced with Yun Range 7. HKH-04 slightly modified and replaced with Daxiang Ling 8. SEAsia-01 replaced with Hoang Lien Son and Song Ma Range 9. SEAsia-02 replaced with Luang Prabang Range, Phetchabun Mountains, Phou Mountain Range 10. SEAsia-03 partly replaced with Yunnan Guizhou Highlands 11. Nu Shan extended 12. Qingshuilang Shan extended 13. Shan Hills extended 14. Gaoligon Shan extended 15. Bolaven Plateau renamed to Song Ma Range and extended 16. Shan Hills modified 17. Sam Sao Range renamed to Bolaven Plateau New polgyons (note that some are mentioned above as they replace previously delineated polygons and are in that sense not entirely new) 1. Bangma Shan 2. Daxiang Ling 3. Eshdeger Range 4. Hoang Lien Son 5. Khun Tan Chain 6. Laobie Shan 7. Luang Prabang Range 8. Phetchabun Mountains 9. Phi Pan Nam Range 10. Phou Mountain Range 11. Phu Phan Range 12. Qaflankuh Mountain Range 13. Sankamphaeng Range 14. Yun Range 15. Yunnan Ghuizhou Highlands Deletions 1. China-01 2. China-02 3. China-03 4. SEAsia-01 5. SEAsia-02 6. SEAsia-03 7. HKH-01 8. HKH-02 9. HKH-03 10. HKH-04 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- SOUTH AMERICA -- Modifications 1. South America-01 replaced with Andes fueguinos, Cordillera Patagonica Sur, Northern Patagonian Andes 2. South America-02 replaced with Coastal Range (Chile) - Central, Cordillera Frontal, Cordillera principal, Northern Patagonian Andes 3. South America-03 replaced with Central Volcanic Zone, Coastal Range (Chile) - Central, Coastal Range (Chile) - North, Cordillera Domeyko (extended), Cordillera Frontal, Cordillera Oriental (Argentina), Sierras subandinas, Salar de Atacama, Sierra de BelÚn, Sierra del Aconquija, Sierra Fiambala, Sierras Pampeanas 4. Cordillera Domeyko extended from South Ameica-03 New polygons 1. Coastal Range (Chile) - Central 2. Cordillera Frontal 3. Cordillera principal 4. Northern Patagonian Andes 5. Central Volcanic Zone 6. Coastal Range (Chile) - Central 7. Coastal Range (Chile) - North 8. Cordillera Frontal 9. Cordillera Oriental (Argentina) 10. Sierras subandinas 11. Salar de Atacama 12. Sierra de BelÚn 13. Sierra del Aconquija 14. Sierra Fiambala 15. Sierras Pampeanas 16. Cerro Guaiquinima 17. Coastal Range (Chile) - South 18. Serra do Acarai 19. Serra do Tumucumaque 20. Sierra de Parima 21. Serranea de Macuira 22. Sierra de Ancasti 23. Sierra de Melanzan Deletions 1. South America-01 2. South America-02 3. South America-03 4. South America-04 5. South America-05 6. South America-06 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- AFRICA -- New polgyons 1. Albertine Rift Mountains 2. Blue Mountains (Congo) 3. Cherangani Hills 4. Imatong Mountains 5. Itombwe Mountains 6. Kipengere Range 7. Lenkiyio Hills 8. Mafinga Hills 9. Makutu Mountains 10. Marungu Highlands 11. Mbeya Range 12. Mount Meru 13. Mulanje Massif 14. North Eastern Highlands (Uganda) 15. Rungwe Mountains 16. Vipama Hills 17. Vipya Mountains 18. Virunga Mountains