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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 16-day A Silk Road Adventure: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan travels from the Uzbek cities of Samarkand and Bukhara to the snowy peaks of Kyrgyzstan's 'Heavenly Mountains'.
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From Dunhuang and into Xinjiang, the "Western region" of ancient times, many Silk Road caravans took the northern route through the lade Gate Pass (Yumenguan) and along the southern foothills of the Heavenly mountains (Tian Shan).