Pshart

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Pshart

 

a mountain range in the eastern Pamirs, in the Tadzhik SSR, along the right bank of the Murghab River. The Pshart Range is 60 km long and rises to an elevation of more than 5,000 m. The landscape is rocky. There is glaciation on the northern slope of the crest.

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