Its average altitude is about 2 000 meters 6 560 feet. The highest point in the system is victory peak 7 439 m and hantengri peak 6 995 m.
It leads to the himalaya mountains which are at the china nepal border and are home to the highest peaks in the world including mount everest the highest at 8 850 meters or 29 029 ft above sea level.
Ancient china map tian shan mountains. Cángshān is a mountain range immediately west of dali city in yunnan province of southwest china.
The highest summit malong is 4 122 m but the range includes another 18 peaks that are over 3 500 m elevation. 21 2020 the noaa 20 satellite was able to snap this cloudless true color image of the snow covered tian shan mountain range in northwestern china. Meaning celestial mountains in chinese the range stretches roughly 1 500 miles from west southwest to east northeast mainly straddling the border between china and kyrgyzstan.
Tianshan grand canyon aka keziliya grand canyon is located in urumqi county 48 kilometers 30 miles from urumqi city. The tibetan plateau is the world s largest and highest plateau. The tian shan also known as the tengri tagh or tengir too old turkic.
There is also an ancient spruce forest at the north slope of tianshan mountain. Mountaineers who work as guides on the mountain range say they re lucky to catch a glimpse of this mysterious creature even once in a lifetime. The tibetan plateau is also known as the roof of the world and is home to the autonomous region of tibet.
Tianshan grand canyon boasts lakes canyons grasslands and snowy mountains. Tian shan mountains location makes it the furthest mountain system from the sea with widespread drought regions. The mountain range is noted for its rich diverse flora first scientifically.
The tian shan mountains are part of the. As one of the seven mountain systems in the world tian shan mountains stretches through four countries china kazakhstan kyrgyzstan and uzbekistan with a length of 2 500 kilometers about 1 553 miles from east to west. Cangshan or cang mountain simplified chinese.
Physical tian shan mountains map city maps physical tian shan mountains map. The tian shan is a mountain system located in central asia on the border where kazakhstan uzbekistan kyrgyzstan and china meet the tian shan includes more than thirty peaks higher than 6 000 m. A myriad of china s ethnic minorities inhabit the region surrounding the tian shan mountains including the uyghurs the kyrgyz the kazakhs the mongols and the uzbeks.
Tien shan chinese pinyin tian shan or wade giles romanization t ien shan russian tyan shan great mountain system of central asia its name is chinese for celestial mountains stretching about 1 500 miles 2 500 km from west southwest to east northeast it mainly straddles the border between china and kyrgyzstan and bisects the ancient territory of turkistan.