Khan relied on local porters and animals to help carry his gear up into the Pamir Mountains
8226; Trekking from the Little to the Big Pamir mountains
at altitudes of 4,000m-plus
Shadowed by the more than 7,000-metre-high peaks of the Pamir Mountains
, Persian-speaking Tajikistan boasts a crucial strategic position, bordering China and Afghanistan, as well as ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
In 1964, he was sent by the government to mark out the international border with China in the Pamir mountains
It is strongly believed by the government that social media networking was behind the failed uprising attempt that took place in May 2012, in the autonomous region of the Tajikistan-Badakhshan province, which is also a core tourist attraction and the gateway to the Pamir Mountains
The primitive man here displayed his exceptional physical capabilities to dig a water channel across the hard rock faces of the HKKH and Pamir mountains
with the old tools and the implements to divert the water from the nearest glaciers for his livelihood.
As Putin envisions it, the EEU will eventually stretch from the eastern fringes of Central Europe to the Pacific and south to the Pamir Mountains
The Pamir Mountains
are the strongest product of this country, but the visa and entry permit system is one of the major impediments for the development of tourism towards the Pamir Mountains
Much of the interior of the Pamir Mountains
experience approximately E-W extension, despite their location within the convergent western Himalayan syntaxis.
These birds thrive in the temperate summers of central Asia's Pamir Mountains
and fly down to India to escape the bitter cold winters of the region.
This species of sheep are found only in the Pamir Mountains
spanning the border region shared by Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan and China, and are one of the few wild animals to be found in the formidable terrain.
1 A man soaks in a private room at Garm Chashma, a Soviet resort built in the Tajik Pamir mountains
in 1957 next to mineral water springs; 2 A covered woman in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan; 3 The water that nourishes the whole region comes from melting glaciers and snow in the mountains of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan; 4 The cityscape of Khujand viewed through a dusty and cracked window of the Leninabad hotel; 5 Villagers near the border of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan
Let's hear from the businessmen, befitting the profile of wanted Talibans, and an elected representative, as to what they have to say about their activities near the famous Wakhan corridor - a narrow strip in the treacherous Pamir Mountains
of the Badakhshan province in eastern Afghanistan which separates Pakistan from the Central Asian states, bordering Tajikistan and China.
The sources of the river water are glaciers high up in the Hindu Kush and Pamir Mountains
to the southeast of the Aral Sea.
1 quake struck the Pamir Mountains
on January 2, the emergency situations and civil defense committee said.