Ile Alatau as seen from Almaty International Airport
|Elevation||4,973 m (16,316 ft)|
|Length||350 km (220 mi) E-W|
|Native name||Іле Алатауы in Kazakh|
|Countries||Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan|
Ile Alatau (Kazakh: Іле Алатауы, Ile Alatauy), (Russian: Заилийский Алатау, Zailiysky Alatau), also spelt as Trans-Ili Alatau, etc., is a part of the Northern Tian Shan mountain system (ancient Mount Imeon) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. It is the northernmost mountain range of Tian Shan stretching for about 350 km with maximal elevation of 4,973m (Talgar Peak). The term "Alatau" refers to a kind of mountains. The range is bounded from the north by the Ili Depression of the Ili River, hence the name.
- Ile and Kungey Alatau (Russian)
- "Paul Robeson: The Great Forerunner -Editors of Freedomways, Freedomways Press, page 99"
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