The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a mountain range in northeastern China; part of the Manchurian-Korean Mountains. The range measures 420 km in length and rises to a maximum elevation of 1,404 m. It is composed chiefly of granites and gneisses. The range has coniferous and broad-leaved forests.

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