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Ismoili Somoni Peak

(Encyclopedia)Ismoili Somoni Peak, 24,590 ft (7,495 m) high, NW Tajikistan, in the Pamir; the highest point in Tajikistan. Originally called Garmo Peak, it was determined (1932–33) the highest peak in the USSR an...

Communism Peak

(Encyclopedia)Communism Peak: see Ismoili Somoni Peak. ...

Garmo Peak

(Encyclopedia)Garmo Peak: see Ismoili Somoni Peak. ...

Lenin Peak

(Encyclopedia)Lenin Peak or Ibn Sina Peak, formerly Kaufmann Peak koufˈmən [key], 23,405 ft (7,134 m) high, on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Also known as Kuh-i-Gamo [warm mountain], it is the highest ...

Pamir

(Encyclopedia)Pamir pəmērˈ, pä– [key] or Pamirs, mountainous region of central Asia, located mainly in Tajikistan and extending into NE Afghanistan and SW Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China; called the ...

Djaja Peak

(Encyclopedia)Djaja Peak, Indonesia: see Jaya Peak. ...

Harney Peak

(Encyclopedia)Harney Peak, S.Dak.: see Black Hills. ...

Gannett Peak

(Encyclopedia)Gannett Peak, Wyo.: see Wind River Range. ...

Jaya Peak

(Encyclopedia)Jaya or Djaja Peak both: jäˈyə [key], highest mountain peak on Mt. Jayawijaya, in the Sudirman Mts., Papua prov., Indonesia, on W New Guinea, rising to 16,503 ft (5,031 m). It is the highest point ...

Lassen Peak

(Encyclopedia)Lassen Peak: see under Lassen Volcanic National Park. ...

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