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Bilauktaung (bēloukˈtoun) [key], mountain range, extending c.250 mi (400 km) along the Thailand-Myanamar border from the Dawna Range SE to the Isthmus of Kra. The western slopes of the range, which receive the heavy rains of the monsoon, have a dense covering of tropical rain forest.

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