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Sayan Mountains


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of mountains in south-central Russia west of Lake Baikal. The mountains have important mineral deposits.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a range of mountains in southern Siberia to the west of Lake Baikal; contain important mineral deposits


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  • Written by documentary filmmaker Lou Petho, it read: I'm the guy that filmed the river footage in the Sayan Mountains in the summer of 2011. ...

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  • The northern border of the ecoregion stretches from the Ural Mountains along the southern end of the West Siberian Plain, and south of Novosibirsk it continues to foothills of the Altai and Sayan Mountains.

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  • In a distant village we bought three horses, two for riding and one for packing, engaged a guide, purchased dried bread, meat, salt and butter and, after resting twenty-four hours, began our trip up the Amyl toward the Sayan Mountains on the border of Urianhai.

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  • On the third page of results was footage of a river in the Sayan Mountains shot by Petho for a documentary on his grandfather's escape from a POW camp in 1915 and journey back to Hungary, his homeland.

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