Yazgulem Range

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Yazgulem Range in Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province stretches for about 170 km between the Yazgulyam River and the Bartang River in the western Pamir Mountains. It rises in the north-eastern direction from the border with Afghanistan toward its highest elevation at Independence Peak (6,974 m). Average elevations 4,500-6,000 m. Glaciers covering about 630 km2 at the crest.


Coordinates: 38°30′36″N 72°21′15″E / 38.5100°N 72.3542°E / 38.5100; 72.3542