Dzhugdzhur Mountains

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Dzhugdzhur Mountains
Evenki: Jugjur
Location Dzhugdzhur Mountains.PNG
Location of the Dzhugdzhur mountain range
Highest point
Peak (1906)
Elevation 1,906 m (6,253 ft)
Length 900 km (560 mi)
Width 175–200 km (109–124 mi)
Country Russia
State Khabarovsk Krai

The Dzhugdzhur Mountains (Russian: Джугджу́р) or sometimes Jugjur Mountains, meaning 'big bulge' in Evenki[citation needed], are a mountain range in the far east of Siberia that run along the entire northwest coast of the Sea of Okhotsk. In the east, mountains emerge from the Stanovoy Range and run northeast for some 1500 kilometers before splitting three ways into the Chersky Range, Verkhoyansk Mountains, and Gydan Mountains. The mountains are quite deserted, the one exception being the gold mines that have operated in the range since the 1920s.

Popular culture[edit]

  • "Misha", otherwise known as The Heavy, from the 2007 FPS video game Team Fortress 2, lives in the Dzhugdzhur Mountains.[1]


Coordinates: 58°N 136°E / 58°N 136°E / 58; 136