Dzungarian Alatau

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Refimprove The Dzungarian Alatau (Template:Lang-ru Dzhungarskiy Alatau; Template:Zh; Template:Lang-kk Jetisw Alatawı) is a mountain range that lies on the boundary of the Dzungaria region of China and the Zhetysu region of Kazakhstan. It has a length of Template:Convert and a maximum elevation of Template:Convert.

At the eastern end of the chain, near the China–Kazakhstan border, lies the Dzungarian Gate, a pass which for centuries was used as an invasion route by conquerors from Central Asia.[1]



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