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The range of Bolor-Tagh with Karakul Lake in the foreground.

Bolor-Tagh is an old name for the longitudinal range in eastern Pamir Mountains (ancient Mount Imeon) extending from Kunlun Mountains in the south to the east extremity of the Trans-Alay Range in the north. Highest peaks Kongur Tagh (7649 m) and Muztagh Ata. Bolor-Tagh lies entirely in the Xinjiang province of western China.[citation needed][inconsistent] Marco Polo visited the area in 1271 during his travel to China, describing it under the name of ‘Bolor’.[1]


  1. ^ Marco, Polo. "Chapter 32" . The Travels of Marco Polo . Vol. 1 – via Wikisource.
  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "Bolor-Tagh". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.
  • Meyers Konversationslexikon. Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Leipzig und Wien, Vierte Auflage, 1885–1892.
  • Brockhaus' Konversationslexikon. F. A. Brockhaus in Leipzig, Berlin und Wien, 14. Auflage, 1894–1896.
  • Polo, Marco and Rustichello of Pisa. The Travels of Marco Polo, Vol. 1. Ed. Henry Yule (1903), and Henry Cordier (1920). Gutenberg Project, 2004.

Coordinates: 38°35′40″N 75°18′55″E / 38.5945220°N 75.3151402°E / 38.5945220; 75.3151402