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Dzungarian Alatau

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Highest point  Gora Alagordy
Mountains  Gora Alagordy
Country  Kazakhstan
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The Dzungarian Alatau (Russian: Джунгарский Алатау Dzhungarskiy Alatau; Chinese: 阿拉套山; pinyin: Ālātào Shān; Kazakh: Жетісу Алатауы Jetisw Alatawı) is a mountain range that lies on the boundary of the Dzungaria region of China and the Zhetysu region of Kazakhstan. It has a length of 450 km (280 mi) and a maximum elevation of 4,464 m (14,646 ft).

Map of Dzungarian Alatau, Kazakhstan

At the eastern end of the chain, near the China–Kazakhstan border, lies the Dzungarian Gate, a pass which for centuries was used as an invasion route by conquerors from Central Asia.

References

Dzungarian Alatau Wikipedia


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