Kukushihli

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kukushihli

 

or K’ek’ehsili Shanmai, a southern mountain chain of the Kunlun Range, near the northeast edge of the Tibetan Uplands in China. Length approximately 800 km; elevations, reaching 6,000 m. The Kukushihli is a strip of random massifs, bald peaks, and ridges. There are small firn basins and glaciers in the western and central parts. Mountain-desert landscapes predominate.

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