Ismoil Somoni Peak

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Is·mo·il So·mo·ni Peak

(ĭs′mō-ĭl′ sō′mō-nē′)
A mountain, 7,495 m (24,590 ft) high, of northeast Tajikistan, in the Pamirs near the Chinese border. The highest elevation in the country and in the former USSR, it was known as Communism Peak from 1962 to 1998.
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