Southern Khangai Plateau

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Southern Khangai Plateau

 

the southern part of the Khangai upland region in the Mongolian People’s Republic. The maximum elevation occurs at Bogdo Ula (3,012 m). The plateau is bounded on the north by the steep southern slopes of the axial ridge of the Khangai and on the south by an escarpment that falls toward the Valley of Lakes. The Southern Khangai Plateau has dry steppes that are used for grazing.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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