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Shughnon Range

Shughnon Range
Шугнанский хребет
Shughnon Range is located in Tajikistan
Shughnon Range
Location in Tajikistan
Highest point
PeakPik Skalisty
Elevation5,704 m (18,714 ft)
Dimensions
Length80 km (50 mi) E/W
Area150 km2 (58 sq mi)
Geography
CountryTajikistan
Range coordinates37°36′N 72°14′E / 37.600°N 72.233°E / 37.600; 72.233Coordinates: 37°36′N 72°14′E / 37.600°N 72.233°E / 37.600; 72.233
Parent rangePamir Mountains

Shughnon Range or Shugnan Range (Russian: Шугнанский хребет) is a mountain range in Tajikistan, part of the Pamir Mountain System. Administratively it is located in Tajikistan's Region of Republican Subordination.[1]

Geography

The Shughnon Range stretches between the river valleys of the Gunt in the north and its tributary the Shakhdara in the south. Its slopes are covered in alpine meadows and steppe.[2] There are glaciated areas in the range.[3]

Its highest summit is 5,704 m high Pik Skalisty.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Google Earth
  2. ^ a b "Шугнанский хребет". Great Soviet Encyclopedia.
  3. ^ Glaciers of Shugnan Range


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