Pik Talgar

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Pik Talgar
Highest point
Elevation 4,979 m (16,335 ft) [1]
Prominence 2,982 m (9,783 ft) [1]
Ranked 95th
Isolation 139 kilometres (86 mi)
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 43°07′06″N 77°20′27″E / 43.11833°N 77.34083°E / 43.11833; 77.34083Coordinates: 43°07′06″N 77°20′27″E / 43.11833°N 77.34083°E / 43.11833; 77.34083[1]
Pik Talgar is located in Kazakhstan
Pik Talgar
Pik Talgar
Location Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
Parent range Trans-Ili Alatau, Tian Shan

Pik Talgar (Russian: Пик Талгар; Kazakh: Talg'ar s'yn'y / Талғар шыңы) is a northern peak in the Tian Shan mountain range in Kazakhstan, named after Talgar river and city. It is the highest peak of the Trans-Ili Alatau. Due to its close proximity to the former capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty, it is a popular mountaineering destination.[2] Sources differ on Pik Talgar's elevation, but the 4,979 m height is widely quoted.

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  1. ^ a b c "Central Asian Republics Ultras". PeakList.org. Retrieved 2006-08-06. 
  2. ^ "Pik Talgar". peakware.com. Retrieved 2006-07-01. 

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