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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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The northern foot of Bogda Mountain usually refers to the areas between the eastern Tianshan Mountains and the southeastern margin of the Junggar Basin.
Foraging and bedding site selection by Asiatic ibex (Capra sibirica) during summer in Central Tianshan Mountains.
The researchers would collect information via remote sensing technologies, said Li Zhongqin, head of CAS Tianshan Mountains Glacier Observation Station.
This study deals with the winter foraging and bedding site selection of the Asiatic ibex (Capra sibirica) in the Tianshan Mountains in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.
Vegetation- environment relationships between northern slope of Karlik Mountain and Naomaohu Basin, East Tianshan Mountains.
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Archaeologists unearthed the tablet, measuring 71 meters high, at the Tianchi Scenic Zone in the Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang in October, reports China.
Examples include aquamarine, tourmaline, garnet and other gem minerals, and gold, titanium, and tantalum-niobium deposits in the Altai and Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang, Emeishan Mountain in western Sichuan, Ailaoshan Mountain in Western Yunnan, Wuyishan Mountain in southern Fujian, and some locations in northern Hunan province.
Earthquakes are common in Xinjiang, especially in its west, which covers the eastern foothills of the soaring Pamir and Tianshan mountains of Central Asia.
There are paved roads branching from this main corridor linking many smaller cities both north and south of the Tianshan Mountains and south of the Gobi Plateau.
URUMEcy (CyHAN)- Images of the rare snow leopard have been captured in the Tianshan Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, researchers said on Wednesday.