Tian Shan

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The Tian Shan, also spelled Tien Shan, is a large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia. The highest peak in the Tian Shan is Victory Peak (Jengish Chokusu), 7,439 metres . Local names for the ranges include: 天山, Хан Тәңірі (Kazakh; Khan Tengri; literally “Empyrean God”/”Heavenly Mountains”), ТЕҢИРИ-ТОО (Kyrgyz; Tengiri-Too; literally “Heavenly Mountains”/”God’s Mountains”/”Mountains of Tengri”), Тэнгэр уул (Mongolian; “Tenger Uul”;”Heavenly Mountains”) and تەڭرى تاغ.

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