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Definition of the noun altai mountains

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noun

  1. a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China

Place

The Altai Mountains are a mountain range in East-Central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together, and are where the rivers Irtysh and Ob have their headwaters. The northwest end of the range is at 52° N and between 84° and 90° E, and extends southeast from there to about 45° N and 99° E, where it gradually becomes lower and merges into the high plateau of the Gobi Desert.

  • also known as Altai, Όρη Αλτάι, 阿尔泰山脉
  • part of Asia

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Google previewThe Silk Road Encyclopedia (2016)

by Su-il Jeong

Altai Mountains A large mountain range that divides the Dzungarian Basin from Mongolia. The Chinese have long called the range “Gold Mountain (金山),” as have the region's Turkic peoples. “Gold” in the Turkic language is altun and altan in ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds (2007)

by Bonnie L. Hendricks

ORIGIN: Altai Mountains of Siberia (former Soviet Union) APTITUDES: Riding, packing AVERAGE HEIGHT: 13tol4h.h. POPULATION STATUS: Common An Altai horse of common color pattern. Photo: Nikiphorov Veniamin ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mongolia (2003)

by Alan Sanders

The Mongol Altai mountains form a substantial barrier between northwestern Mongolia and the Russian Altai Republic, China, and Kazakhstan, with the Tavan Bogd range rising above 4,300 meters. The southeastern extension of the Mongol ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

The Altai Mountains also lie alongthenorthern and northwestern rim of the Dzungaria Basin. The western end of the range lies in former Soviet republics andthe easternend inthe People's Republicof Mongolia.The word altaimeans gold ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ALTAI MOUNTAINS. ALSTO- Alston, of Edinburgh, a genus of plants belonging to NIA. the class Polyandria, and order Monogynia. ALSTROEMERIA, in Botany ( deriving its name from Baron Alslrbmer), a genus of plants belonging to the class ...

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