Altai Mountains

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Al·tai Mountains

or Al·tay Mountains  (ăl′tī′)
A mountain system of Central Asia, mostly in eastern Kazakhstan and south-central Russia but also extending into western Mongolia and northern China. It rises to 4,506 m (14,783 ft) at Belukha.
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Altai Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain system of central Asia, in W Mongolia, W China, and S Russia. Highest peak: Belukha, 4506 m (14 783 ft)
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Al′tai Moun′tains
a mountain range in central Asia, mostly in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and the S Russian Federation. Highest peak, Belukha, 15,157 ft. (4506 m).
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Noun1.Altai 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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This shot was taken in the Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia a genuinely spiritual and enriching place--unlike anywhere I have ever been before.