Maasheibash

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Maasheibash

 

a mountain massif in the Severo-Chuiskii Range of the central Altai. It is composed of lavas, tuffs, clay shale, and flinty slate. Elevation, to 4,173 m. In the south the Maasheibash drops in a steep wall; in the west it descends to 3,600 m. Large glaciers and rock streams descend from the slopes.

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