Yablonovy Range

Yablonovy Range (yäˈblənəvē) [key], mountain chain, in Transbaykalia, SE Siberian Russia. Forming part of the watershed between the Arctic and Pacific oceans, it extends c.700 mi (1,130 km) from the Mongolian border in the southwest to the Olekma River in the northeast. It is crossed by the Trans-Siberian RR at Chita. Sokhondo, c.8,230 ft (2,510 m), is the highest point.

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