Mayakovskiy Peak

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Mayakovskiy Peak
Mayakovskiy Peak is located in Tajikistan
Mayakovskiy Peak
Mayakovskiy Peak
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°10′N 71°40′E / 37.167°N 71.667°E / 37.167; 71.667
Country Tajikistan
Province GBAO

Mayakovskiy Peak is a peak in Pamir Mountains, in the extreme south-west corner of Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (Ishkoshim District), where the north-south Ishkoshim Range joins the east-west Shakhdara Range. Elevation 6,096 m. Discovered in the early 1930s by Soviet explorer Luknitskiy, who gave it a figurative name, Three-Headed Peak.[1] After the first ascent by Soviet alpinists in 1947, the peak was renamed in honor of the Soviet Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovskiy (1893-1930).[2]

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Coordinates: 37°10′N 71°40′E / 37.167°N 71.667°E / 37.167; 71.667