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Tian Shan

 (tyän′ shän′) or Tien Shan (tyĕn′)
A mountain range of Central Asia extending about 2,600 km (1,600 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,439 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda Peak.

Tian Shan

(ˈtjɛnˈʃɑːn) or

Tien Shan

n
(Placename) a great mountain system of central Asia, in Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of W China, extending for about 2500 km (1500 miles). Highest peak: Jengish Chokusu or Tomur Feng (formerly Pobeda Peak), 7439 m (24 406 ft). Russian name: Tyan-Shan

Tien Shan

(ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn)

also Tian Shan


n.
a mountain range in central Asia, in Kirghizia and China. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 ft. (7439 m).
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There was one time in the Tian Shan Mountains when we did not lose sight of the same truck for two hours.
Lake Kaindy, Tian Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan Spears of spruce rise up from the water at this pristine lake, where a forest was drowned by an earthquake in 1911.
Nearly a century ago, when the Roosevelt expedition penetrated the Tian Shan Mountains in western China, the prize was the long-horned ibex.
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Located between the folds of the Tian Shan mountains near the Chinese border, the 150-metre-high by three-kilometre-long dune generates a low-pitched, organ-like rumble in dry weather.
This was especially true in Central Asia where the annual thaw in the Pamir and Tian Shan mountains was the spur for major projects in Soviet times.