Saylyugem Mountains

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Siilhem Mountains (Russian: Сайлюгем, Sajljugem; Mongolian: Сийлхэмийн нуруу, Sîlhemîn nurû), or Sailughem, is a mountain range in the southeastern part of Altai Mountains.[1] The range stretches 130 km north-east from 49° N and 86° E towards the western extremity of the Sayan Mountains in 51° 60′ N (sic) and 89° E.[1] Their mean elevation is 1,500 to 1,750 metres (5000 to 5500 feet).[1] The snow-line runs at 2,000 m on the northern side and at 2,400 m on the southern, and above it the rugged peaks tower up some 975 metres (3200 feet) more.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Altai". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 1 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 758.
49°27′28″N 88°48′49″E / 49.4578°N 88.8137°E / 49.4578; 88.8137