V6NetHandle: NET6-2620-112-D000-1 OrgID: LIPSC Parent: NET6-2620-1 NetName: LIPSCOMB-UNIVERSITY NetRange: 2620:112:D000:: - 2620:112:D00F:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF NetType: assignment OriginAS: 11297 RegDate: 2012-12-12 Updated: 2012-12-12 Source: ARIN OrgID: LIPSC OrgName: Lipscomb University CanAllocate: Street: Computer Center Street: 3901 Granny White Pike City: Nashville State/Prov: TN Country: US PostalCode: 37204-3951 RegDate: 2007-02-13 Updated: 2012-08-01 OrgAdminHandle: DWA238-ARIN OrgTechHandle: DWA238-ARIN OrgTechHandle: NOC2449-ARIN OrgNOCHandle: NOC2449-ARIN OrgAbuseHandle: NETWO1542-ARIN Source: ARIN
IP address ranges, or netblocks, are groups of related IP addresses. They are usually represented as a base IP address, followed by a slash, and then a netmask which represents how many IP addresses are contained within the netblock. This format is known as CIDR. You'll also sometimes see netblocks given as a start ip address, and an end ip address, or an ip address range.
Traffic works its way around the internet based on the routing table, which contains a list of networks and their associated netblocks.