Kunlun Mountains


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Related to Kunlun Mountains: Altai Mountains, Taklamakan Desert, Tien Shan
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Noun1.Kunlun Mountains - a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 milesKunlun Mountains - a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Muztag, Muztagh - a highest mountain peak in the Kunlun Shan in China; near the Indian border (23,891 feet high)
Ulugh Muz Tagh, Ulugh Muztagh - a mountain in the Kunlun range in China (25,340 feet high)
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The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China has beefed up its defence in a region south of the Kunlun Mountains under the pretext of conducting a military exercise near Tibet.
Set in a deserted valley between the Kunlun Mountains and the mighty Himalayas, Chamba Camp Thiksey showcases one of the most remote and dramatic areas in the world -- the region of Ladakh in India's Jammu and Kashmir province.
The quake jolted the region's Yutian County in the prefecture of Hotan, which is located in the Kunlun Mountains, according to the county government.
Several things such as Big Foot, Loch Ness Monster, Kunlun Mountains or the The Gates of Hell in China, have remained unexplained.
2000, Deep seismic reflection profile across the juncture zone between the Tarim Basin and the West Kunlun Mountains, Chinese Science Bulletin, 45(24): 2281-2286.
From the Karakoram Pass (which is not under dispute), the Indian claim line extends northeast of the Karakoram Mountains through the salt flats of the Aksai Chin, to set a border at the Kunlun Mountains, and including part of the Karakash River and Yarkand River watersheds.