Garmo Peak

Garmo Peak:

see Ismoili Somoni PeakIsmoili Somoni Peak,
24,590 ft (7,495 m) high, NW Tajikistan, in the Pamir; the highest point in Tajikistan. Originally called Garmo Peak, it was determined (1932–33) the highest peak in the USSR and was renamed Stalin Peak. In 1962 the peak was renamed Communism Peak.
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Garmo Peak

 

a mountain peak in the Pamirs in the Tadzhik SSR at the junction of the Darvaz and Academy of Sciences ranges. Elevation, 6,595 m. It is covered with snow and ice, and the Garmo and Geographic Society glaciers originate on its slopes.

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