Changbai or Changpaiboth: chäng´bī´ [key], mountain range, largely in NE China and partly in North Korea; Mt. Paektu, also called Changbai Shan or Baitou Shan (9,003 ft/2,744 m), is the highest peak. The Changbai range is economically important for timber and coal deposits. The Yalu, Tumen, and Songhua rivers rise there.

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