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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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It will also include pilot work in the Sarychat/Central Tien Shan mountain range that includes two snow leopard landscapes with shared boundaries between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
Our route in China took us north of the Gobi Desert and south of another branch of the Tien Shan mountain range through an arid region, which was covered with white deposits of alkalis and salt.
TIEN SHAN MOUNTAIN: Tien Shan mountains which is located in Central Asia, dazzles eyes of visitor with its amazing nature and magnificence.
Kyrgyzstan has extensive alpine and subalpine habitats (94% of Kyrgyzstan is >1,000 m above sea level) (5); the Tien Shan mountain range dominates and physiographically links Kyrgyzstan to the Himalayas and western People's Republic of China.
Kyrgyzstan is in the Tien Shan mountain range, which stretches for hundreds of kilometres across the northeastern part of Central Asia.
The Tien Shan mountain range ("celestial mountains" in Chinese) covers most of Kyrgyzstan, creating a fantastic landscape of peaks, colorful valleys and awe-inspiring lakes.
To the south, towering snowcapped peaks of the Tien Shan mountain range were unveiled in early evening sunshine.
Tien Shan Mountain glaciers of Central Asia have last 22 percent of their volume in the last 40 years.
Kok Tobe or the Green Hill, a mountain just south- east of the city, not only provides great views of the Tien Shan mountain range but also of the city.
He appeared in the award-winning film Touching the Void and has dedicated his life to climbing making numerous first ascents in the Pakistani Karakoram, the Tien Shan mountain range in Kazakhstan and the Peruvian Andes.
The fundamental objective of this collaborative study is to develop a thorough and systematic assessment of the contribution of both seasonal snow and glaciers to the water resources originating across the Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Pamir and Tien Shan mountain ranges, referred to here as High Asia.
Parliamentarians from Ata Meken faction said it is wrong to name the Tien Shan mountain peak after Vladimir Putin.