what are the minimum and maximum heights in the Sayan Mountains? terminating

what are the minimum and maximum heights in the Sayan Mountains? terminating

  1. There are the Western Sayan (length 600 km, height up to 3976 meters Mongun-Taiga, which is the highest peak of Eastern Siberia, and East Sayan (length about 1000 km, height up to 3491 Mt. Munku-Sardyk), with typical mid-mountain ridges, carrying modern glaciers.
    The western Sayans in the southwestern part border on Altai. Their main ridge is the Watershed Sayan Range with the highest point of the Kyzyl-Taiga mountain (3121 m).
    The ridges of the Western Sayan are characterized by steep slopes, rugged terrain, extensive areas of stone placers. The height of the ridges in the west does not exceed 2500-3000 m, to the east it decreases to 2000 m.

    Eastern Sayans stretch almost at right angles to the Western. Their ridges form a system of white-fronted (Manskoe, Kanskoye) and proteins, which got their name because of the snow-free snow on the summits all year round. In the central part, in the upper reaches of the Kazyr and Kizir rivers, several ridges form a knot with the highest point Peak Grandiose (2982 m). In the southeast there are the highest and hard-to-reach ridges - Bolshaya Sayan, Tunkinskie Goltsy, Kitoye Goltsy, Kropotkina. The highest point of the Eastern Sayan Munku-Sardyk (3491 m.) Is located in the Bolshaya Sayan ridge.

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