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Iskanderkul

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Iskanderkul is a mountain lake of glacial origin in Tajikistan's Sughd Province. [1]

42 relations: Alexander the Great, Alpine accentor, Alpine chough, Altai accentor, Asian crimson-winged finch, Bird migration, BirdLife International, Broad-leaved tree, Brown accentor, Cinereous vulture, Dushanbe, Fan Darya, Fann Mountains, Güldenstädt's redstart, Gissar Range, Glacial lake, Glacier, Himalayan rubythroat, Himalayan snowcock, Hume's short-toed lark, Important Bird Area, Iskander Darya, Juniper, Khujand, Lake, Montane ecosystems, Plain mountain finch, Red-fronted serin, Red-mantled rosefinch, Saker falcon, Shrubland, Sughd Region, Sulphur-bellied warbler, Tajik language, Tajikistan, Wallcreeper, Water pipit, Water-meadow, White-winged grosbeak, White-winged snowfinch, Yaghnob River, Zeravshan River.

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.

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Alpine accentor

The alpine accentor (Prunella collaris) is a small passerine bird.

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Alpine chough

The Alpine chough, or yellow-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus), is a bird in the crow family, one of only two species in the genus Pyrrhocorax.

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Altai accentor

The Altai accentor (Prunella himalayana) is a species of bird in the Prunellidae family.

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Asian crimson-winged finch

The Asian crimson-winged finch (Rhodopechys sanguineus) is a pale-colored thickset finch with a heavy, dull yellowish bill.

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Bird migration

Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.

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BirdLife International

BirdLife International (formerly the International Council for Bird Preservation) is a global partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats, and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.

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Broad-leaved tree

A broad-leaved, broad-leaf, or broadleaf tree is any tree within the diverse botanical group of angiosperms which has flat leaves and produces seeds inside of fruits.

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Brown accentor

The brown accentor (Prunella fulvescens) is a species of bird in the Prunellidae family.

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Cinereous vulture

The cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a large raptorial bird that is distributed through much of Eurasia.

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Dushanbe

Dushanbe (Душанбе) is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan.

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Fan Darya

The Fan Darya is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Province, Tajikistan.

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Fann Mountains

Fann Mountains (Кӯҳҳои Фон, Fon togʻlari; also known as the Fanns) are part of the western Pamir-Alay mountain system and are primarily located in Tajikistan's Sughd Province between the Zarafshan Range to the north and the Gissar Range to the south.

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Güldenstädt's redstart

The Güldenstädt's redstart (Phoenicurus erythrogastrus) also sometimes called the white-winged redstart, is a species of bird in the genus Phoenicurus, family Muscicapidae.

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Gissar Range

Gissar Range (Гиссарский хребет; Қаторкӯҳи Ҳисор, Qatorköhi Hisor; Hisor tizmasi; also known as Hissar or Hisor Range) is a mountain range in Central Asia, in the western part of the Pamir-Alay system, stretching over 200 km in the general east-west direction across the territory of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Glacial lake

A glacial lake is a lake with origins in a melted glacier.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Himalayan rubythroat

The Himalayan rubythroat (Calliope pectoralis) is a species of passerine bird in the family Muscicapidae.

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Himalayan snowcock

The Himalayan snowcock (Tetraogallus himalayensis) is a snowcock in the pheasant family Phasianidae found across the Himalayan ranges and parts of the adjoining Pamir range of Asia.

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Hume's short-toed lark

Hume's short-toed lark (Calandrella acutirostris) is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae.

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Important Bird Area

An Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) is an area identified using an internationally agreed set of criteria as being globally important for the conservation of bird populations.

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Iskander Darya

The Iskander Darya (Искандардарё), is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Province, Tajikistan.

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Juniper

Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.

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Khujand

Khujand (Xujand; Xo‘jand/Хўжанд; Xojand), formerly known as Leninabad (Leninobod; Leninâbâd) in 1936-1991, is the second-largest city of Tajikistan and the capital of the northernmost province of Tajikistan, now called Sughd.

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Lake

A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.

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Montane ecosystems

Montane ecosystems refers to any ecosystem found in mountains.

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Plain mountain finch

The plain mountain finch (Leucosticte nemoricola) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.

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Red-fronted serin

The red-fronted serin or fire-fronted serin (Serinus pusillus) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.

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Red-mantled rosefinch

The red-mantled rosefinch (Carpodacus rhodochlamys) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.

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Saker falcon

The saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a large species of falcon.

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Shrubland

Shrubland, scrubland, scrub, brush, or bush is a plant community characterised by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including grasses, herbs, and geophytes.

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Sughd Region

Sughd Region (Viloyati Sughd; "Sogdia Province") is one of the four administrative divisions and one of the three provinces (вилоятҳо, viloyatho) that make up Tajikistan.

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Sulphur-bellied warbler

The sulphur-bellied warbler (Phylloscopus griseolus) is a species of leaf-warbler found in the Palearctic region.

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Tajik language

Tajik or Tajiki (Tajik: забо́ни тоҷикӣ́, zaboni tojikī), also called Tajiki Persian (Tajik: форси́и тоҷикӣ́, forsii tojikī), is the variety of Persian spoken in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan (or; Тоҷикистон), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Jumhuriyi Tojikiston), is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated population of million people as of, and an area of.

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Wallcreeper

The wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria) is a small passerine bird found throughout the high mountains of Eurasia from southern Europe to central China.

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Water pipit

The water pipit (Anthus spinoletta) is a small passerine bird which breeds in the mountains of Southern Europe and Southern Asia eastwards to China.

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Water-meadow

A water-meadow (also water meadow or watermeadow) is an area of grassland subject to controlled irrigation to increase agricultural productivity.

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White-winged grosbeak

The white-winged grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes) is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae.

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White-winged snowfinch

The white-winged snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis), or just snowfinch, is a small passerine bird.

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Yaghnob River

The Yaghnob River (Yaghnob Darya) is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Region, Tajikistan.

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Zeravshan River

Zarafshan River (also Zaravshan or Zarafshon; Дарёи Зарафшон, Daryoyi Zarafşon; Zeravshon, Зеравшон, زېرەۋشان; from the Persian word Zar-afšān, زرافشان, meaning "the spreader of gold") is a river in Central Asia.

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Iskanderkul Lake, Lake Iskanderkul.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iskanderkul

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