The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
two mountain ranges in the Altai, connected by a transverse mountain chain. The maximum elevations are 3,960 m in the Iuzhno-Chuia Range and 4,173 m in the Severo-Chuia Range.
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