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  • n. a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China


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  • Iris Johanson novels denote bestseller and her exhilarating over the top of the Pamir Mountains is another sure shot.

    Deadlock-Iris Johansen « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • The Oxus was swift, cold, and deep because it was fed by melting snows at its headwaters in the high Pamir Mountains to the east.

    Alexander the Great

  • With government funding, Mr. Porshnev launched a Soviet Snowperson Commission that after 1958 trudged through the Pamir Mountains of modern-day Tajikistan and the Caucasus region.

    Bigfoot Hunters Detect Signs of the Hairy Beast in Siberia

  • Rare bird's breeding ground found in Afghanistan: The first known breeding area of one of the world's rarest birds has been found in the remote and rugged Pamir Mountains in war-torn Afghanistan, a New York-based conservation group said Monday.

    Archive 2010-01-17

  • The remote Pamir Mountains are the only known breeding area of the large-billed reed warbler, a species so elusive that it had been documented only twice before in more than a century.

    Afghanistan Protects Large-Billed Reed Warbler, Newly Rediscovered Rare Bird

  • The Tibetan army crossed the Pamir Mountains and went as far as the Oxus River [presently called the Amu Darya River, running from the Pamir Mountains along the border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan and then through Uzbekistan to the Aral Sea.]

    A Survey of Tibetan History ��� 1 The Empire of the Early Kings of Tibet

  • The Ferghana Valley is also protected from the hot Afghan air to the south by the Alai Gorge and the Pamir Mountains, and from the dry winds off the Mongolian deserts by the Alaykuu range.


  • Climate: midlatitude continental, hot summers, mild winters; semiarid to polar in Pamir Mountains


  • Tajikistanmidlatitude continental, hot summers, mild winters; semiarid to polar in Pamir Mountains


  • In the east of the country are the Pamir Mountains, which are part of the Himalayan mountain chain and are among the highest and most inaccessible mountains in the world.

    Water profile of Tajikistan


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