With range showing over a couple of hundred kilometres as we head into Turpan we are in for a rude surprise as the road climbs and the range falls and kilometre and kilometre shows no habitation, just the Tien Shan
range on our left and a vast expanse of barren land on our right.
A TBEV focus at 2,100 m on the north slope of the Tien Shan
mountains is relevant for several reasons.
The Tien Shan
Range begins just south of Bishkek, where a spectacular series of snow-capped peaks is easily visible from embassy windows.
To the south, towering snowcapped peaks of the Tien Shan
mountain range were unveiled in early evening sunshine.
Karen, who broke her back rock-climbing when she was 21, has also completed an eight-week 1200-mile trek across the Tien Shan
and Karakoram mountains of central Asia.
What kind of terrain lies between the Kunlun and Tien Shan
Las zonas escogidas para realizar los analisis de deformacion interna han sido dos cinturones de pliegues y cabalgamientos como son Talas Ala Tau, situado en el Tien Shan
Septentrional en Kirguistan y el Manto de Somiedo y el Antiforme del Narcea, situados en la Zona Cantabrica dentro del Orogeno Varisco en el NO de la Peninsula Iberica.
Ademas, la cuenca del Caspio posee una de las reservas mas grandes de petroleo, mientras que el cinturon Tien Shan
Gold (que llega hasta China y Mongolia) es uno de los reductos de oro y plata mas grandes del mundo.
So far Abi has raised pounds 3,500 for the Children of Tien Shan
charity which helps abandoned kids in Kyrgyzstan.
Glaciers in Central Asia's Tien Shan
Mountains shrunk by nearly 30% between 1955-90.
The snow leopard (Uncia uncia), which ranges through the Himalayas, Hindu Kush, Tien Shan
and other Central Asian mountain ranges, has an estimated wild population of only 3,500 to 7,000 individuals.
The region of Northern Tien Shan
where Almaty is in, is situated in high-seismic zone on the planet.