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Pamirs

(pəˈmɪəz)
pl n
(Placename) the Pamirs a mountainous area of central Asia, mainly in Tajikistan and partly in Kyrgyzstan, extending into China and Afghanistan: consists of a complex of high ranges, from which the Tian Shan projects to the north, the Kunlun and Karakoram to the east, and the Hindu Kush to the west; Ismoil Somoni (formerly Communism Peak) is situated in the Tajik Pamirs. Highest peak: Kongur Shan, 7719 m (25 326 ft). Also known as: the Pamir
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Pa•mirs

(pɑˈmɪərz)

n.pl.
the, a mountainous region in central Asia, largely in Tadzhikistan, where the Hindu Kush, Tien Shan, Kunlun, and Karakoram mountain ranges converge: highest peaks ab. 25,000 ft. (7600 m).
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The peak is located in the northwestern part of the Pamirs. The peak was discovered in 1928, during the Soviet-German scientific expedition.
But a (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190612165603.htm) new study has detected psychoactive compounds preserved in  2,500-year-old funerary incense burners from the Jirzankal Cemetery in the eastern Pamirs. Through this finding, researchers were able to establish that plants with higher levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) were burned as part of the funeral rituals.
Gilgit Baltistan was important in 1880s during the great game when Russian was occupying Central Asian cities and was pressing Pamirs, Oxus and Afghanistan.
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan Chingiz Aidarbekov and Salahuddin Rabbani discussed the support of the ethnic Kyrgyz from Small and Great Pamirs of Afghanistan, the Foreign Ministry said.
It is here that the world's four famous mountain ranges meet - the Himalayas, the Karakorams, the Hindukush and the Pamirs. The whole Gilgit-Baltistan has come to be known as a paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers, hikers and anglers of the most famous "trout fish".
It has a unique location and serves as a confluence for some of the world's highest mountain ranges - the Pamirs, the Karakoram and the Hindukush.
In addition to Yunnan, Pamirs in China Xinjiang is also suitable to cultivate maca for its geographical location and climate where maca has also been introduced recently few years.
Migration Minister visits ethnic Kyrgyz living in Pamirs of Afghanistan
Dushanbe, Ramadan 7, 1433, Jul 26, 2012, SPA -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 point occurred in the eastern Pamirs near the Tajik-Chinese border on Thursday morning, Itar-Tass learnt at the Geophysical Service of the National Academy of Sciences.
They had been exploring the remote Pamirs region of the country, which borders Afghanistan.
Foreign tourists arrive in Tajikistan to visit the Pamirs, but to get there is very hard.