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The term highland or upland is used to mean any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau. Generally speaking, upland (or uplands) means ranges of hills,[1] typically up to 500-600m. Highland (or highlands) usually is used to mean ranges of low mountains.[2]

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  1. University of California Museum of Paleontology (1995 and later), upland, UCMP Glossary
  2. Montane Foragers: Asana and the South-Central Andean Archaic, ed. Mark S. Aldenderfer (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1998), p. 2