Yun Range

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The Yun Range (Chinese: 雲嶺; pinyin: Yún Lǐng; literally: "Cloudy Peaks") are a mountain range running north-south in Yunnan province. They were formerly romanized as the Yun Ling and as the Yun-ling Mountains. The Yun Range is a significant component of the greater Hengduan Mountains. The province of Yunnan, meaning "south of cloud [mountains]", was named after this range.

The Yunling Mountains Nature Reserve in Lanping County in Nujiang Prefecture is part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas[1] and a habitat for the endangered black snub-nosed monkey.


This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne. 

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Coordinates: 27°06′N 100°10′E / 27.100°N 100.167°E / 27.100; 100.167