Big hills and small mountains
This week, Yvonne and Callum ask: is there any difference between a really big hill and a small mountain?
This week's question: Which of these three places is proud to have the world's highest hill?
a) Beverley Hills
b) Dar Es Salam
Listen out for the answer to this question at the end of the programme!
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Vocabulary from the programme
people who live in a very specific area (informal)
put into a group with other similar things or people
Mynydd Graig Goch in North Wales is soon to be classified as a mountain.
supposed something to be true, perhaps wrongly
The officials assumed that the hill was less than 2,000 feet high even though they hadn't measured it.
people whose job it is to draw maps
to give less importance to something or someone than they had before
mounds of earth
small piles of soil which look like very small hills
the top, peak or highest point of a mountain
The mountaineer wanted to reach the summit before lunchtime.
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