Khamar-Daban

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Khamar-Daban
Russian: Хама́р-Даба́н / Buryat: Һамар дабаан
Вид на Хамар-Дабан в окрестностях Байкальска.JPG
Landscape of the range
Highest point
PeakUtulinskaya Podkova
Elevation2,396 m (7,861 ft)
Dimensions
Length420 km (260 mi) E/W
Width65 km (40 mi) N/S
Geography
Khamar-Daban is located in Far Eastern Federal District
Khamar-Daban
Location in the Far Eastern Federal District, Russia
CountryRussia
Federal subjectBuryatia and Irkutsk Oblast
Range coordinates51°25′N 104°30′E / 51.417°N 104.500°E / 51.417; 104.500Coordinates: 51°25′N 104°30′E / 51.417°N 104.500°E / 51.417; 104.500
Parent rangeSouth Siberian System
Borders onEastern Sayan
Geology
Type of rockSlate, gneiss, basalt and limestone with granite intrusions
Climbing
Easiest routeFrom Gusinoozyorsk

Khamar-Daban (Russian: Хама́р-Даба́н; Buryat: Һамар дабаан, from hамар - "nut", and дабаан, "pass" or "ridge"), is a mountain range in Southern Siberia, Russia.

Geography[edit]

The range is located in Buryatia, with a small section in Irkutsk Oblast. It rises near the Baikal Mountains not far from Lake Baikal. It forms a geographic prolongation of the Sayan Mountains.[1] The highest peak is Utulinskaya Podkova at 2,396 m (7,861 ft). The southern end of the range is part of the Selenga Highlands.[2]

The Khamar-Daban Range, in the region of the settlement of Kamensk.
Khamar-Daban is located in Republic of Buryatia
Khamar-Daban
Location of the range in Buryatia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kozhov, M. (2013-11-11). Lake Baikal and Its Life. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 7. ISBN 9789401573887.
  2. ^ Natalʹi︠a︡ Vasilʹevna Fadeeva, Селенгинское среднегорье: природные условия и районирование (Selenga Highlands: Natural Conditions and Zoning) Buryat Book Publishing House, 1963 - Physical geography - 169 pages, (in Russian)

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