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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.
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.
The China–Kazakhstan border, or the Sino-Kazakhstan border (Қазақстан-Қытай мемлекеттiк шекарасы, Казахстанско-китайская государственная граница) is the international border between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Kazakhstan (CIS member).
The Dzungarian Alatau (Джунгарский Алатау, Dzhungarskiy Alatau;; Jetisy' Alatay'y, Жетісу Алатауы) is a mountain range that lies on the boundary of the Dzungaria region of China and the Zhetysu region of Kazakhstan.
The Dzungarian Gate is a geographically and historically significant mountain pass between China and Central Asia.
An unclimbed mountain is a mountain peak that has yet to be climbed to the top.
The Irtysh River (Эрчис мөрөн, Erchis mörön, "erchleh", "twirl"; Иртыш; Ертіс, Ertis, هرتىس; Chinese: 额尔齐斯河, pinyin: É'ěrqísī hé, Xiao'erjing: عَعَرٿِسِ حْ; Uyghur: ئېرتىش, Ertish; ﻴﺋرتئش, Siberian Tatar: Эйәртеш, Eya’rtes’) is a river in Russia, China, and Kazakhstan.
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.
Lake Zaysan (Zaısan kóli, زايسان كؤلئ,;, Zaisan nuur, en: Noble lake;, Ozero Zajsan;, Xiao'erjing: جَىْصْا پْ; Җэсонпә) is a freshwater lake, ca.
This is a list of mountain peaks ordered by their topographic prominence.
This is a list of the Ultra prominent peaks (with topographic prominence greater than 1,500 metres) in Central Asia.
The Saur Mountains (Say'yr jotalary, Сауыр жоталары; Саур) is one of the mountain ranges in the Tian Shan system.
The Tarbagatai Mountains (ᠲᠠᠷᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠠᠢᠨᠢᠷᠤᠭᠤ, Тарвагатай нуруу, translit. Tarwagatai nuruu), literally: "range with marmots")) are a range of mountains located in the north-western parts of Xinjiang, China and East Kazakhstan. The name of the mountain derived from Mongolian word: in Traditional Mongolian alphabet: ᠲᠠᠷᠪᠠᠭᠠ (тарвага "tarvaga", meaning "marmot") with suffix ᠲᠠᠢ (-тай "-tai"; literally "to have" or "with"). Many Tarbagan marmot live in this mountain range. (Their name does not have a direct translation from the English in Mongolian, as it would mean marmot's marmot. An eastern extension of the Tarbagatai is the Saur Range.
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.
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.
An ultra-prominent peak, or Ultra for short, is defined as a mountain summit with a topographic prominence of or more.