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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a mountain range in Khabarovsk Krai, the northern extension of the Bureia Range. The watershed of the Bureia, Selemdzha, and Amgun’ rivers. Maximum height, 2,325 m; length, 150 km. The Dusse-Alin’ is formed of metamorphosed rocks and granites. Up to 1,300 m, its slopes are covered with pine and larch forests; to 1,500 m, there is dwarf cedar; and beyond 1,500 m, mountain tundra predominates.

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