Tien Shan


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Tien Shan

 (tyĕn′ shän′)

Tien Shan

(ˈtjɛnˈʃɑːn)
n
(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Tian Shan

Tien Shan

(ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn)

also Tian Shan


n.
a mountain range in central Asia, in Kirghizia and China. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 ft. (7439 m).
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Noun1.Tien Shan - a major mountain range of central AsiaTien Shan - a major mountain range of central Asia; extends 1,500 miles
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
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Pobeda Peak, Pobedy Peak - a mountain peak in the Tien Shan mountains in northern India (24,406 feet high)
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A 3-year-old bear Umka was also brought to Karakol zoo in the framework of the international program for conservation of the gene pool of the Tien Shan white-bears.
The Kambarata project is only the first of several projects planned along the Naryn River, which rises in the Tien Shan Mountains and is dammed at Toktogul, the largest reservoir in Kyrgyzstan, before running on to merge with another river to become the Syr Darya.
The wolf expedition is only one example out of many, such as leopards in South Africa, tigers in Sumatra, whales and dolphins in the Azores, snow leopards in the Tien Shan or coral reefs in Malaysia, Oman and the Maldives.
The Encore fitted with a Bullberry barrel saw its first round of action in Kyrgyzstan for Tien Shan argali.
It will also include pilot work in the Sarychat/Central Tien Shan mountain range that includes two snow leopard landscapes with shared boundaries between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
For example, they are used regularly to test for problems at the Kumtor gold mine, situated 4,000 m high in the remote Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan.
Asian Houbara (Chlamydotis macqueenii) mainly found in cholistan desert of Pakistan and fly through the mountains of Himalaya Hindu kash, Tien Shan and Pamir.
North East England Alpine Garden Society, demonstration, Kazakhstan, from the Tien Shan to the Altai, St Mary's Church Hall, Ponteland, 7.
Species of tulips grow over a wide area stretching from Turkey to as far as China - the Tien Shan range.
Species tulips grow over a wide area, stretching from Turkey to as far as China - the Tien Shan range.
The Talas mountains are part of Central Asia's Tien Shan range and are found in a very wild and isolated region, almost cut off from the rest of Kyrgyzstan.