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Ismoil Somoni Peak

Ismoil Somoni Peak (then known as Peak Communism) taken in 1989.
Elevation 7,495 metres (24,590 feet)
Ranked 50th
Location Tajikistan
Range Pamirs
Prominence 3,402 m
Coordinates 38°55′N, 72°01′E
First ascent 1933 by Yevgeniy Abalakov
Easiest route rock/snow/ice climb

Ismoil Somoni Peak (Tajik: Қуллаи Исмоили Сомонӣ, Qullai Ismoili Somonī, Russian: пик имени Исмаила Самани) is the highest mountain in Tajikistan and in the former Soviet Union, named after Ismoil Somoni, the ancestor of the Samanid dynasty. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (877x593, 141 KB) Summary Peak Communism (now Ismail Samani Peak) in Tajikistan, photograph taken in 1989. ... A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. ... Mount Everest, the worlds highest mountain The following is a list of the worlds 109 highest mountains per height above sea level, all of which are located in Asia. ... The Himalaya as seen from the International Space Station A mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands or separated from other mountain ranges by passes or rivers. ... A photograph of Ismail Samani Peak (then known as Peak Communism) taken in 1989. ... In topography, prominence, also known as autonomous height, relative height or shoulder drop (in America) or prime factor (in Europe), is a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains, also known as peaks. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... In climbing, a first ascent (FA) is the first climb to reach the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Yevgeniy Abalakov Yevgeniy Mikhailovich Abalakov (Russian: Евгений Михайлович Абалаков; February 7, 1907, Yeniseysk — March 23/24, 1948, Moscow) was a Soviet alpinist, famous for reaching the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m) on September 3, 1933 as a member of the 26th detachment of the Tajik-Pamir Sovnarkom expedition. ... Southern and northern Mount Everest climbing routes as seen from the International Space Station. ... Tajik or Tadjik (тоҷикӣ, تاجیکی, tojikí) is a descendant of the Persian language spoken in Central Asia. ... Lyskamm, 4 527 m, Pennine Alps A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... Ismail Saman Khuda (Saman Khoda, Saman-khudat) or Ismail Samani was the ancestor of the Samanid dynasty and considered to be the father of the Tajik nation. ... The Samanids (875-999) (in Persian: Samanian) were a Persian dynasty in Central Asia and eastern Iran, named after its founder Saman Khoda. ...


When the existence of a peak in the Soviet Pamir Mountains higher than Independence Peak was first established in 1928, the mountain was tentatively identified with Garmo Peak; but as the result of the work of further Soviet expeditions, it became clear by 1932 that they were not the same, and in 1933 the new peak, from the Akademiya Nauk Range, was named Stalin Peak (Pik Stalina, пик Ста́лина), after Joseph Stalin. A photograph of Ismail Samani Peak (then known as Peak Communism) taken in 1989. ... Independence Peak (Qulla-i Istiqlol), known as Lenin Peak before July 2006 and Mount Kaufmann in the 1920es, is the highest mountain in the Trans-Alay Range of central Asia and the third highest peak in the Pamir Mountains, exceeded only by Ismail Samani Peak (7,495m) and and Pobeda... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Akademiya Nauk Range (Хребет Академии Наук in Russian) is a mountain range in Western Pamir in Tajikistan. ... “Stalin” redirects here. ...


In 1962, the name was changed to Communism Peak (Tajik: Пики Коммунизм, Russian: Pik Kommunizma, пик Коммуни́зма), and in 1998 to its current name. 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Communism is an ideology that seeks to establish a classless, stateless social organization based on common ownership of the means of production. ... Tajik or Tadjik (тоҷикӣ, تاجیکی, tojikí) is a descendant of the Persian language spoken in Central Asia. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


The first ascent was made in 1933 by the Soviet mountaineer Yevgeniy Abalakov. 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Yevgeniy Abalakov Yevgeniy Mikhailovich Abalakov (Russian: Евгений Михайлович Абалаков; February 7, 1907, Yeniseysk — March 23/24, 1948, Moscow) was a Soviet alpinist, famous for reaching the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m) on September 3, 1933 as a member of the 26th detachment of the Tajik-Pamir Sovnarkom expedition. ...


There are glaciers on Ismail Samani Peak. Glacial and Glaciation redirect here. ...


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