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Ceraunian Mountains

Ceraunian Mountains (sĭrônˈēən) [key], Albanian Kanalit, coastal range, S Albania, extending northwest c.70 mi (110 km) from the Greek border to the Strait of Otranto; Mt. Çikës (6,726 ft/2,050 m) is the highest peak. At the northern end the rugged range forks around Vlorë Bay; the west fork ends in Cape Linguetta (Albanian Gjuhëzës ). The range is sometimes called the Acroceraunian Mts.

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