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Kuen Lun

Kuen Lun, a great mountain-chain of Central Asia to the N. of the Great Plateau of Thibet, starting from the Pamir plateau, forming a curve to the N., and extending from long. 82° to 94° E. Having a width of 100 to 150 miles, with peaks rising to a height of 25,000 feet, and passes elevated to as much as 18,000 feet, it abounds in glaciers, and is liable to storms of snow and sand. The population is small, and the nomads occupying the upper valleys are pastoral.