Pamir Mountains

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Noun1.Pamir Mountains - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Kirgizia, Kirgizstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia, Kirghizstan, Kirgiz, Kirghiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
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Pamir mountains and Wakhan are referred to as Bam-i-Dunya (roof of the world).
The city of Khorog, capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region in Tajikistan, is situated 2,100 meters above sea level in the heart of the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.
The evidence was found on 10 wooden braziers containing stones with burn marks that were discovered in eight tombs at the Jirzankal Cemetery site in the Pamir Mountains in China's Xinjiang region, scientists said on Wednesday.
At a burial site high in the Pamir Mountains, music from an ancient harp and the smell of burning cannabis and juniper incense fill the air, part of an elaborate ceremony to commune with the divine -- and the dead.
The 26-year-old has travelled through 25 countries from the barren desert of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, where temperatures topped 45 degrees, through to the tropical jungles of South East Asia and the wild high-altitude landscape of the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan.
Most of the pilots, navigators and flight engineers of the company are highly qualified and have extensive experience in flying in the most difficult mountain conditions of the Pamir Mountains.
Great Journeys Across the Pamir Mountains: A Festschrift in Honor of Zhang Guangda on His Eighty-Fifth Birthday
Given the geography of the Pamir Mountains, building infrastructure in the Wakhan could be difficult and costly.
Historically, Jhagra remarked, this whole area, from Kazakhstan to Oxus river, and onward to Pamir mountains, was the gateway for bringing and shaping cultures, religion fervour and trade.
Historically, he said, this whole area from Trans-Kazakhstan to Oxus River and onward to Pamir mountains was the gateway for bringing and shaping cultures, religion fervor and trade.