ⓘ Alay Mountains

Alay Mountains

ⓘ Alay Mountains

The Alay or Alai Mountains constitute a mountain range that extends from the Tien Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan west into Tajikistan. It is part of the Pamir-Alai mountain system. The range runs approximately east to west. Its highest summit is Pik Tandykul, reaching 5544 m. The southern slopes of the range drain into the Vakhsh River, a tributary of the Amu Darya. The streams that drain the northern slopes of the range are tributaries of the Syr Darya, and empty into the Fergana Valley to the north of the range.

Some sources seem to use the term for the whole southern curve of the Tian Shan corresponding to the southern border of Kyrgyzstan.

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  • eastern Pamirs A. p. pheres Staudinger, 1886 Gissar Range, Darvaz, Alay Mountains northern and western Tian Shan A. p. pheretulus Staudinger, 1886
  • join the Tian Shan mountains along the Alay Valley of Kyrgyzstan. To the south, they border the Hindu Kush mountains along Afghanistan s Wakhan Corridor
  • south - western Siberia, Caucasus, Armenia, Talysh Mountains Kopet Dag P. t. orientis Sheljuzhko, 1928 Alay Mountains northern Tian Shan, Dzhungarsky Alatau
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  • the south. Mountains cover 93 percent of Tajikistan s surface area. The two principal ranges, the Pamir Mountains and the Alay Mountains give rise to
  • China Terek, Alay a village in Alay District, Osh Region Terek, Kara - Kulja, a village in Kara - Kulja District, Osh Region Terek Pass, a mountain pass in the

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