Chistop

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Chistop

 

a mountain massif in the northern Urals, in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR. The Chistop Range rises to an elevation of 1,292 m and is composed mainly of gabbro. The weakly dissected slopes have mountain taiga of spruce, larch, and birch, while at elevations higher than 900 m there is moss and lichen tundra.

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