51 relations: Aýrybaba, Aj Bogd, Altai Mountains, Baga Bogd, Belukha Mountain, Bogda Peak, Central Asia, Chakragil, China, Dünkheger, Gora Alagordy, Ikh Bogd, Independence Peak, Ismoil Somoni Peak, Jargalant Khairkhan, Jengish Chokusu, Karakum Desert, Karl Marx Peak, Kazakhstan, Khan Tengri, Kharkhiraa, Khasagt Khairkhan, Khüiten Peak, Kongur Tagh, Kurumdy Mountain, Kyrgyzstan, Lenin Peak, Mönkh Saridag, Mönkhkhairkhan Mountain, Mongolia, Mount Arlan, Muztagh Ata, Otgontenger, Pamir Mountains, Pamir-Alay, Patkhor Peak, Peak Korzhenevskaya, Pik Talgar, Pik Tandykul, Russia, Sauyr Zhotasy, Sutai Mountain, Tajikistan, Türgen, Tian Shan, Tomort, Topographic prominence, Tsambagarav, Ultra-prominent peak, Xuelian Feng, ..., Zarafshan Range. Expand index (1 more) » « Shrink index
Aýrybaba (since 2004 officially Beýik Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy belentligi - Mount of the Great Saparmyrat Turkmenbashi) is a mountain in Central Asia.
Aj Bogd (Аж богд, lit. "way of life the saint"), is a mountain of the Gobi-Altai Mountains and located in the Govi-Altai Province in Mongolia.
The Altai Mountains (also spelled Altay Mountains; Altai: Алтай туулар, Altay tuular; Mongolian:, Altai-yin niruɣu (Chakhar) / Алтайн нуруу, Altain nuruu (Khalkha); Kazakh: Алтай таулары, Altai’ tay’lary, التاي تاۋلارى Алтайские горы, Altajskije gory; Chinese; 阿尔泰山脉, Ā'ěrtài Shānmài, Xiao'erjing: اَعَرتَىْ شًامَىْ; Dungan: Артэ Шанмэ) are a mountain range in Central and East Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together, and are where the rivers Irtysh and Ob have their headwaters.
Baga Bogd (Бага Богд, lit. "lesser saint") is a mountain of the Gobi-Altai Mountains and located in the Övörkhangai Province in Mongolia.
Belukha Mountain (Белуха, lit "whitey"; Altai: Muztau or Üç Sümer), located in the Katun Mountains, is the highest peak of the Altai Mountains in Russia.
Bogda Peak or Bogda Feng (cf. Bogd Uul, sometimes referred to as Mount Bogda) is the highest mountain in the Bogda Shan range, in the eastern Tian Shan mountains, China, at 5,445 m (17,864 ft).
Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.
Chakragil (or Chagragil, Chakar Aghil, Kingata Tagh) is a major mountain in Xinjiang, China.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Dünkheger (Дүнхэгэр) is a mountain in the Altai Mountains of Asia.
Gora Alagordy is a mountain in the Dzungarian Alatau range of the Tian Shan mountains systems.
Ikh Bogd (Их Богд, lit. "great saint"), also known as Tergun Bogd, is the highest mountain of the Gobi-Altai Mountains and located in the Bayankhongor Province in Mongolia.
Independence Peak or Qullai Istiqlol (Қуллаи Истиқлол), at, is the seventh highest peak in Pamir Mountains, located at the center of Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, above the source of Yazgulem River in the Yazgulem Range.
Junko Tabei climbing the peak in 1985 Ismoil Somoni Peak (Tajik: Қуллаи Исмоили Сомонӣ, Qulla-i Ismō‘il-i Sōmōnî/Qullaji Ismojili Somonī; قلّهٔ اسماعیل سامانی) is the highest mountain in Tajikistan.
Jargalant Khairkhan (Жаргалант Хайрхан, blissful holy mountain) is a mountain in Mongolia, located in the Khovd Province.
Jengish Chokusu (Жеңиш чокусу, Ceñiş çoqusu, جەڭىش چوقۇسۇ; Пик Победы, Pik Pobedy) is the highest mountain in the Tian Shan mountain system at.
The Karakum Desert, also spelled Kara-Kum and Gara-Gum (Garagum,; kərɐˈkumɨ), is a desert in Central Asia.
Karl Marx Peak (Қуллаи Карл Маркс) rises to in the Shakhdara Range in Pamir Mountains, in the south-west of Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (eastern part of Ishkoshim district), just north of the Panj River and the Afghanistan border.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
Khan Tengri (Хан Тәңірі, حان تأڭئرئ, Han Táńiri; Хан-Теңири, حان-تەڭىرى, Xan-Teñiri;, Хантәңри, Xantengri;, Xiao'erjing: هًا تٍْ قْ لِ فعْ) is a mountain of the Tian Shan mountain range.
Kharkhiraa (Хархираа, Harhirá; literally common crane) is a mountain of the Altai Mountains and is located in the Uvs Province in Mongolia.
Khasagt Khairkhan (Хасагт хайрхан) is a mountain of the Gobi-Altai Mountains and located in the Govi-Altai Province in Mongolia.
Khüiten Peak (Хүйтэн оргил, lit. "cold peak") is the highest point in Mongolia, on the west side of the country along the border with China.
Kongur Tagh or Kongkoerh (Uyghur:, Коңур Тағ; Хонгор Таг, Hongor Tag) (also referred to as Kongur) is at 7,649 m the highest mountain wholly within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.
Kurumdy Mountain is a mountain in the Pamir Mountains of Central Asia, in the eastern section of the Transalai Range.
The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Respublikasy; r; Қирғиз Республикаси.), or simply Kyrgyzstan, and also known as Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan; r), is a sovereign state in Central Asia.
Lenin Peak (Ленин Чокусу, Lenin Çoqusu, لەنىن چوقۇسۇ; Пик Ленина, Pik Lenina; қуллаи Ленин, qulla‘i Lenin/qullaji Lenin, renamed қуллаи Абӯалӣ ибни Сино (qulla‘i Abûalî ibni Sino) in July 2006 (Tajik); for Russian text.), or Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Peak, rises to 7,134 metres (23,406 ft) in Gorno-Badakhshan (GBAO) on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and is the second-highest point of both countries.
Mönkh Saridag (also spelled as Munku-Sardyk; Mongolian: Мөнх сарьдаг, lit. "eternal aiguille") is the highest mountain in the Sayan Mountains of Asia.
Mönkhkhairkhan Mountain (Мөнххайрхан уул, eternal holy mountain) is the second highest mountain in Mongolia, located in the Khovd Province.
Mongolia (Monggol Ulus in Mongolian; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia.
Mount Arlan (Uly Balkan Gerşi) is an peak in the western plains of Turkmenistan in Balkan Province.
Muztagh Ata, or Muztagata (Uyghur: مۇز تاغ ئاتا, Музтағ Ата, literally "ice-mountain-father";; formerly known as Mount Tagharma or Taghalma, and Wi-tagh), is the second highest (7509 metres) of the mountains which form the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau (not the second highest of the mountains of the Tibetan Plateau).
Otgontenger (Отгонтэнгэр, lit. "youngest sky") is the highest peak in the Khangai Mountains in Mongolia.
The Pamir Mountains, or the Pamirs, are a mountain range in Central Asia at the junction of the Himalayas with the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, Hindu Kush, Suleman and Hindu Raj ranges.
The Pamir-Alay (also Pamiro-Alai, Памиро-Алай) is a mountain system in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, part of the Pamir Mountains.
Patkhor Peak (also Patkhur, Паххор) is a mountain in Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province.
Korzhenevskaya Peak is the third highest peak in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan.
Pik Talgar (Пик Талгар; Talg'ar s'yn'y / Талғар шыңы) is a northern peak in the Tian Shan mountain range in Kazakhstan, named after Talgar river and city.
Pik Tandykul (Taldy Köl, пик Тандыкуль) is a mountain in the Alay Mountains of Central Asia.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Sauyr Zhotasy (Сауыр жотасы), also known as Muz Tau, is the highest point in the Saur Range, and of the entire Saur-Tarbagatai mountain system, part of the Tien Shan, on the border between Kazakhstan and China.
Sutai (Сутай хайрхан уул, Sutai khairkhan uul) is a mountain between Govi-Altai Province and Khovd Province in western Mongolia.
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.
Türgen (Түргэн, lit. "quicker") is a mountain of the Altai Mountains and located in the Uvs Province in Mongolia.
The Tian Shan,, also known as the Tengri Tagh, meaning the Mountains of Heaven or the Heavenly Mountain, is a large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia.
Tomort, or Tomurty, is the highest peak in the Karlik Mountains, a far eastern subrange of the Tien Shan mountain range in Xinjiang, China.
In topography, prominence characterizes the height of a mountain or hill's summit by the vertical distance between it and the lowest contour line encircling it but containing no higher summit within it.
Tsambagarav (Цамбагарав) is a mountain between Khovd Province and Bayan-Olgii Province in western Mongolia, it is a mountain of the Altai Mountains range.
An ultra-prominent peak, or Ultra for short, is defined as a mountain summit with a topographic prominence of or more.
Xuelian Feng, Xuelian Peak or Snow Lotus Peak (Chinese: 雪莲峰), is one of the major mountains of the Tian Shan mountain range.
The Zarafshan Range (Зеравшанский хребет, Zeravšanskij hrebet; Зарафшон; Zarafshon; also Zeravshan or Zarafshon; from Persian زرافشان Zar-afshān, meaning "the sprayer of gold") is a mountain range in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, part of the Pamir-Alay mountains.