Rushan Range

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Rushan Range
Рушанский хребет
Rushan RangeРушанский хребет is located in Tajikistan
Rushan RangeРушанский хребет
Location in Tajikistan
Highest point
Peak Patkhor Peak
Elevation 6,083 m (19,957 ft)
Coordinates 37°54′0″N 72°10′0″E / 37.90000°N 72.16667°E / 37.90000; 72.16667Coordinates: 37°54′0″N 72°10′0″E / 37.90000°N 72.16667°E / 37.90000; 72.16667
Length 120 km (75 mi) NE/SW
Width 35 km (22 mi) NW/SE
Country Tajikistan
Parent range Pamir Mountains
Age of rock Paleozoic
Type of rock Granite, schist, quartzite, sandstone, limestone and gneiss

Rushan Range is a mountain range in south-western Pamir in Tajikistan, trending in the south-westerly direction from Sarez Lake toward Khorog, between Gunt River to the south and Bartang River to the north. About 120 km long, it reaches its highest elevation of 6,083 m at Patkhor Peak.[1]

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