Kunlun Muntains

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Kunlun Mountains
Cordillère du Kunlun.jpg
View o Wastern Kunlun Shan frae the Tibet-Xinjiang highway
Highest point
Peak Kunlun Goddess
Elevation 7,167 m (23,514 ft)
Naming
Native name Kūnlún Shān
Geografie
Country China
State/Province Tibet, Qinghai, Xinjiang
Range coordinates 36°N 84°E / 36°N 84°E / 36; 84Coordinates: 36°N 84°E / 36°N 84°E / 36; 84
Borders on Gobi Desert

The Kunlun Montains (simplified Cheenese: 昆仑山; tradeetional Cheenese: 崑崙山; pinyin: Kūnlún Shān; Wade–Giles: K'un1-lun2 Shan1, pronounced [kʰu̯ə́nlu̯ə̌n ʂán]; Mongolian: Хөндлөн Уулс Hundlun‎) are ane o the langest muntain chains in Asie, extendin mair nor 3,000 km. In the broadest sense, it forms the northren edge o the Tibetan Plateau sooth o the Tarim Basin an the Gansu Corridor an continues east sooth o the Wei River tae end at the North Cheenae Plain.