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Ala Tau

Ala Tau, a name borne by three distinct mountains or ranges (1) in Ufa, to E. of Russia in Europe; (2) in Persia, N.W. of Meshed; (3) in Asiatic Russia to the S.E. .of Lake Balkash, and in the neighbourhood of Lake Issik-Korel - separating the province of Semirayachentsk from Chinese Tartary, This range is itself subdivided into several parts, as Ala Tau Dzungar, Ala Tau Koungei.