Pamir-Alai

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Pamir-Alai

 

a mountain region in southeastern Middle Asia, south of the Fergana Valley. Most of the region is located in the Tadzhik SSR, with the northeastern part in the Kirghiz SSR, the western part in the Uzbek SSR, and the southwestern part in the Turkmen SSR. It consists of three basic parts: the Gissar-Alai mountain system, the Tadzhik Depression, and the Pamirs.

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