Zaganskii Ridge

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Zaganskii Ridge

 

a mountain ridge in the southern part of western Transbaikalia stretching east-northeast, mainly on the right bank of the Khilok River. The ridge is 130 km in length and reaches 1,348 m in elevation; it is formed of granites, granodiorites, granosyenites, and crystalline schists. It has wide, gently rolling watersheds. Pine forests cover the southern slope, while larch taiga predominates in the north.

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