Altay Mountains


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Al·tay Mountains

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Noun1.Altay Mountains - a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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Beril Dedeoy-lu in her piece "The Nevruz Festival" (March 20, 2015), explains that Nevruz is seen as the commemoration of mythological events recounted in the Ergenekon epic, about how Turks' ancestors left the inaccessible valleys of the Altay Mountains where they originated with the help of a she-wolf.
Opened in 2007, Kanas Airport is a seasonal airport in a valley of the Altay Mountains that mainly serves tourists to the Kanas Nature Reserve, a natural ecosystem formed by lakes, rivers, glaciers, forests and grasslands.
Dermacentor nuttallii ticks (101 adults) were collected in 1994 in the village of Verhnyi Kouus, the Altay Mountains, Siberia.