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Khan Tengri


Mark Cartwright
by Chen Zao
published on 30 October 2019
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The mountain Khan Tengri, located in the Tian Shan mountain range on the China—Kyrgyzstan—Kazakhstan border. Height: 6,995 m (22,949 ft). It is likely named after the ancient Mongol sky god and supreme deity Tengri.

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Zao, C. (2019, October 30). Khan Tengri. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Zao, Chen. "Khan Tengri." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 30, 2019.

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Zao, Chen. "Khan Tengri." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Oct 2019. Web. 11 May 2021.