Sayan Mountains


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Sayan Mountains

(sɑːˈjæn)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in S central Russia, in S Siberia. Highest peak: Munku-Sardyk, 3437 m (11 457 ft)

Sa•yan′ Moun′tains

(sɑˈyɑn)
n.pl.
a mountain range in the S Russian Federation in central Asia. Highest peak, 11,447 ft. (3490 m).
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Noun1.Sayan Mountains - a range of mountains in southern Siberia to the west of Lake Baikal; contain important mineral deposits
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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Siberian pine (Pinus sibirica) and other dark needled conifers dominate the West Siberia, Yenisei ridge, the Altai and Sayan Mountains (Nadezda et al., 2006).
Tourists hiking in the Western Sayan mountains have discovered the plane An-2 which crashed in 1951 in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Region, the press service of the Interior Ministry's regional directorate reported on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.
It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance in June to travel on the Baikal-Amur Magistral line - a huge feat of Soviet engineering in the 70s, 80s and 90s that cuts through the spectacular Sayan Mountains, extremely remote Severobaikalsk and into the permafrost at Novy Urgal.