Barlyk

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Barlyk

 

or Birliktau, a mountain range in Dzungaria, China; near the border with the USSR, east of the Dzun-garian Alatau. The Barlyk Range is 120 km long, with a maximum elevation of 2,923 m (Mount K’at’ushan). It is composed of Paleozoic volcanic sedimentary rock and of granite. Flattened peaks dissected by deep valleys predominate. The topography is mountain-steppe, with forests (including spruce and apple trees) in the valleys.

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altorum Thomas, 1912 (terra typica Barlyk Mountains, west of Dzungarian basin), which is featured by pale colouration of dorsal pelage.