The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the highest peak in the Shakhdar’ia Range in the southwestern Pamirs (Tadzhik SSR). Elevation, 6,726 m. There are glaciers on the slopes. It was first scaled in 1946 by Soviet mountain climbers led by E. Abalakov and E. Beletskii.
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