Altay Mountains

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Al·tay Mountains

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Noun1.Altay Mountains - a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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British director Otto Bell's The Eagle Huntress is about Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Mongolian girl determined to stake her claim in the male-dominated tradition of eagle hunting amongst the Altai mountain community.
The Altai mountain range, especially its highest peak, the 14,540-foot Mt.
Thus, underground resources remain buried at the foot of the Tien Shan and Altai mountain ranges, and under the Mongolian grasslands.
Jacobson-Tepfer has studied the cultural ecology of the Altai Mountain region from pre-Bronze Age times through the Iron Age.
The Altai Mountain skull is extraordinarily well preserved, said Hodgins, enabling scientists to make multiple measurements of the skull, teeth and mandibles that might not be possible on less well-preserved remains.
One of the most impressive sets of decorative tattoos was found on the skin of a Skythian nomad prince from the Altai mountain (500 B.
Altai is a Russian republic in southern Siberia whose terrain encompasses the Altai Mountains and surrounding tundra, alpine meadows and thousands of lakes.
Human remains with tattoos, late 4th-early 3rd century BC, Pazyryk 2 burial mound, Altai mountains, southern Siberia, 193x239cm.
The university gives the example of 50,000-year-old Neanderthals in the central Asian Altai Mountains who showed signs of inbreeding, perhaps because they became isolated from a larger community of potential mates or because they had never formed such a larger network to begin with.
They are hunted in Mongolia's Altai Mountains, a reliable destination with experienced mountain guides.
Because her homestead is located in the remote Mongolian Altai Mountains, she needs to live in a boarding school on weekdays with other girls her age.
The PS3 million campaign, the latest in the saga that began in 1968, is set in the Altai Mountains over the Mongolian steppe and features flying sequences, a Mongolian tribe and stampeding yak.