from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peak, 4,508.8 m (14,783 ft) high, of the Altai Mountains in south-central Russia near the border of Kazakhstan. It is the highest elevation in the range.
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Altitudes from the lowest point, which is the bottom of the Lake Teletskoe at 109 meters (m), through the surface of the lake which is at 434 m above sea level, to the highest peak of Mt. Belukha at 4,506 m.
The proposed nomination is a cluster which consists of three closely located areas: a) Altayskiy Zapovednik on the Chulyshman Upland and Lake Teletskoe with its buffer zone (51°00'N/89°00'E); b) Katunskiy Zapovednik and its buffer zone around Mt. Belukha (49°30'N/86°15'E) c) The Ukok Quiet Zone on the Ukok Plateau (49°15'N/87°30'E).