Chii-San

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Chii-San

 

a mountain massif in Korea constituting the southern end of the Sobaek Range. Chii-san measures approximately 50 km in length and rises to a maximum elevation of 1,915 m at the mountain Chii-san, the highest peak on the Korean peninsula. The slopes have deciduous (oak, ash) and mixed forests to an elevation of 1,400 m and coniferous forests (spruce, pine) at higher elevations.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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