Altai Mountains
mtn. system, CEN. Asia.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Altai Mountains — or Altay Mountains [al′tī, al tī′] mountain system of central Asia, extending from E Kazakhstan & SC Russia into NW China and W Mongolia: highest peak, c. 15,000 ft (4,572 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Altai Mountains — For other uses, see Altai (disambiguation). Coordinates: 49°N 89°E / 49°N 89°E / 49; 89 …   Wikipedia

  • Altai Mountains — a mountain range in central Asia, mostly in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and the S Russian Federation. Highest peak, Belukha, 15,157 ft. (4506 m). Also, Altay Mountains. * * * Russian Altay Chinese Altay Shan Mongol Altayn Nuruu Mountain system,… …   Universalium

  • Altai Mountains — noun a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China • Syn: ↑Altay Mountains • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Altai Mountains — /altaɪ ˈmaʊntənz/ (say ahltuy mowntuhnz) plural noun a mountain system in central Asia, mostly in Mongolia and southern Russia. Highest peak, Belukha, 4620 m. Also, Altay Mountains …   Australian English dictionary

  • ALTAI` MOUNTAINS —    in Central Asia, stretching W. from the Desert of Gobi, and forming the S. boundary of Asiatic Russia, abounding, to the profit of Russia, in silver and copper, as well as other metals …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Altai Mountains — Al′tai Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range in central Asia, mostly in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and the S Russian Federation. Highest peak, Belukha, 15,157 ft. (4506 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Altai Republic — Республика Алтай (Russian) Алтай Республика (Altay)   Republic   …   Wikipedia

  • Altai Khairkhan — Altai Khairkan Алтай Хайрхан Altai Khairkhan in Paris, June 2010. From left to right : P.Lkhamjav, S.Pürevjav, L.Lkhamragchaa. Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • Altai argali — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3)[1] …   Wikipedia

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