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Related to Pamirs: Hindu Kush
(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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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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