Tian Shan[tyen s̸hän]
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mountain system in central Asia, extending across Kyrgyzstan & Xinjiang, China, to the Altai Mountains: highest peak, 24,406 ft (7,439 m)
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or Tien Shan
A mountain range of central Asia extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,443.8 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda Peak.