Pamirs

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Pamirs Mountainous region in central Asia, lying mostly in Tajikistan and partly in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and China. The region forms a geological structural knot from which the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush mountain ranges radiate. The climate is cold during winter, and cool in summer; the terrain includes grasslands and sparse trees. The main activity is sheep herding, and some coal is mined. The highest peak is Kommunizma Pik, at 7495m (24,590ft).

pamirs

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pamirs See PUNAS.

pamirs

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pamirs See puna.