Dzhebash Mountain Range

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Dzhebash Mountain Range

 

a mountain range on the northern slope of the Western Saian. The range extends for about 100 km and reaches an altitude of 2,510 m on the south. It is made up primarily of metamorphic slate, limestone, peridotite, and, in places, granite. On its slopes, there are coniferous forests of spruce, cedar, and silver fir.

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