Pamir Mountains

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Noun1.Pamir Mountains - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
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
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Kirgizia, Kirgizstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia, Kirghizstan, Kirgiz, Kirghiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
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The Karakorum Mountains, into which the Karakorum Highway was built (using 1960s and 1970s technology, taking 20 years to complete), and the Pamir Mountains where the Wakhan corridor lies are in the same area with similar topography.
Historically, he said, this whole area from Trans-Kazakhstan to Oxus River and onward to Pamir mountains was the gateway for bringing and shaping cultures, religion fervor and trade.
Historically, Jhagra remarked, this whole area, from Kazakhstan to Oxus river, and onward to Pamir mountains, was the gateway for bringing and shaping cultures, religion fervour and trade.
Mountain ranges such as the Himalayas, the Karakorum and the Pamir Mountains are especially sensitive to climate change, according to Ryan Bartlett, a climate expert for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
The Panj Valley arrived at the end of our journey through the Pamir mountains, suitably punctuating one of the most spectacular roads I have ever travelled along.
The textile collection combined rich traditions in folk arts and crafts and national design trends, and is inspired by the colour palette of the Pamir Mountains and the enchanting beauty of Tajik lakes.
In the east and north-east are the Tyan-Shan and Pamir mountains, with the highest point at 4,643 metres above the sea level.
Above, a photo Brendon Khan took of the Pamir Mountains, using infra-red film.
com)-- UK-based expedition company Secret Compass has just celebrated the return of two high-altitude expedition teams, from Afghanistan's rugged Pamir mountains and from Siberia's volcanic Kamchatka Peninsula.
Construction of the previous Okno (meaning 'window' in Russian) station, one of the key elements of Russian space intelligence, commenced in 1980 in the clear sky zone in the Pamir Mountains near the Afghan border at a height of 2,200 meters above sea level.
The Russian military is conducting drills with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Central Asian Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains amid a surge in Taliban activity on the Tajik-Afghan border, the Eastern Military District's press service said Monday.
Glaciers in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan are generally retreating while further south, behaviour of the Karakoram glaciers is mixed, but lacking wholesale, rapid disintegration of glacier tongues and rampant lake growth.