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a massif in the Southern Urals, close to the sources of the Belaia River, in the Bashkir ASSR.

The massif is crowned by two peaks—the Bol’shoi Iremel’ (1,582 m) and the Malyi IremeP (approximately 1,400 m)—and is composed of quartzites and crystalline schists. The slopes, stepped and deeply segmented, are covered primarily with coniferous forests. The summits have mountain tundra and scattered rock.

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