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  • proper noun Alternative form of Altay.


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  • The Altai is the major mountain range in Western Siberia biogeographic region and plays a central role in maintaining the hydrological regime of the Western Siberian Lowlands, by providing the source of the greatest rivers of Western Siberia - the Ob and the Irtysh

    Golden Mountains of Altai, Russian Federation

  • The well-preserved remains of the woman dubbed the Altai Princess were discovered in the region by a team led by a Novosibirsk archeologist in 1993 near the Mongolian border, and have been studied at the Archaeology and Ethnography Institute in Novosibirsk.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • A male snow leopard cub called Altai relaxes in a basket, during his official presentation at the zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday.


  • In March 2006 Putin pledged to build the new $10 billion pipeline, tentatively called Altai, by 2011.

    Jamestown Foundation: All Publications

  • Over the past three years, it has been grouped convincingly with a number of similar animals that have been identified in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and the Altai Mountains in Southern Siberia, dating from 33,000 to 16,000 years ago.

    From the Cave to the Kennel

  • Last July, another international team identified the remains of a 33,000-year-old "incipient dog" from the Altai Mountains in southern Siberia.

    From the Cave to the Kennel

  • Fuel shortages are particularly acute in Russia's southern Altai region, where about half of the regions 700 fuel stations have closed, but are also emerging in other areas, including St. Petersburg, Russia's second biggest city, Russian Fuel Union said.

    Gasoline Shortage Looms in Russia

  • Russia's anti-monopoly service has accused Rosneft and OAO Gazprom Neft of a cartel agreement limiting fuel supply in the Altai region.

    Gasoline Shortage Looms in Russia

  • He takes some Altai soil with him wherever he goes.

    Visiting Galsan Tschinag in his Yurt Katharina Rout

  • North Americans to come to the Tuvan land in the High Altai, we were given special gifts to take home.

    Visiting Galsan Tschinag in his Yurt Katharina Rout


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