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The Khan Tengri is located on the border triangle of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and China. The Khan Tengri is the second-highest mountain in the Tian Shan, surpassed only by Jengish Chokusu (formerly known as Pik Pobedy - 7'439 m). The Khan Tengri is the highest point in Kazakhstan and the third-highest peak in Kyrgyzstan, after Jengish Chokusu (7'439 m) and Pik Lenin (7'134 m / Pamir Range).

First Ascent: 1931 Mikhail Pogrebetsky's, Boris Tjurin (Ukrainian) and Franz Sauberer (Austrian) by a route from the south (Kyrgyzstan side).

 

Khan Tengri

Soviet Union 1964, Khan Tengri.
The stamp was issued in the series "Alpinism in USSR".
The image of the stamp is identic with the view from the summit of the Jengish Chokusu 7'439 m (formerly Pik Pobedy). The summit in the foreground is known as Piramida (5'332 m). 

 

Khan Tengri stamp Kyrgyzstan 2000

Kyrgyzstan 2000, Khan Tengri.
The picture of the stamp, from the topographic point of view, does not correspond with the real view.
The picture on the issued stamp appears mirror-inverted.

The image below is showing the correct view.

 

Khan Tengri stamp Kyrgyzstan 2000
(correct view)
The stamp was issued in the series "International Year of Mountains".

The stamp was issued in sheets and as part of a souvenirsheet as well.  

 

Khan Tengri stamp issued Kyrgyzstan  2001

Kyrgyzstan 2001, Khan Tengri.

 

Khan Tengri stamp

Kazakhstan 2001, Khan Tengri.
The stamp was issued in honour of the "International Year of Mountains". 

 

Khan Tengri

United Nations New York 2002, Khan Tengri.
The stamp was issued in the series "International Year of Mountains"

 

Khan Tengri

Kyrgyzstan 2003
Pik Chapaeva 6'371 m (left) & Khan Tengri (middle). 

 

Khan Tengri

Kyrgyzstan 2006, Olympic Winter Games Torino.
Khan Tengri.

 

Khan Tengri Sabalan

Kyrgyzstan 2008, Khan Tengri and Sabalan Peak (Iran).
Joint Issue Kyrgyzstan - Iran (issued as souveniersheet). 

 

Khan Tengri and Mount Sabalan stamp issued 2008 by Iran

Iran 2008, Khan Tengri and Sabalan Peak (Iran).
Joint Issue Kyrgyzstan - Iran (issued as sheet of 15 sets). 

 

Khan Tengri stamp issued Kyrgyzstan 2009

Kyrgyzstan 2009
View across the South Inylcheck Glacier to Khan Tengri (middle) and Pik Chapaeva 6'371 m (left).
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Glaciers of heavenly mountains of Kyrgyzstan". 

Khan Tengri 

Kyrgyzstan 2009
View across the Semenovsky Glacier to Khan Tengri.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Glaciers of heavenly mountains of Kyrgyzstan". 




Kyrgyzstan 2011, "20th anniversary of independence".
The illustration of the souvenirsheet is showing Khan Tengri.
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Kyrgyzstan 2011
"20th anniversary of independence".
The illustration of the souvenirsheet is showing Khan Tengri.

(more details, please see below)

 

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