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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Ismoil Somoni peak (7495 m) is the highest peak in the territory of the former USSR.
The Mi-8 helicopter transporting mountain climbers after ascension to the Ismoil Somoni peak to the base camp had a heavy touchdown in the evening of August 12.