The Sunnagyn Range (Russian: Суннагын), also known as Aldan-Uchur (Russian: Алда́но-Учу́рский хребе́т; Yakut: Алдан-Учур), is a range of mountains in North-eastern Russia. Administratively the range is part of the Sakha Republic, Russian Federation.
|Elevation||2,246 m (7,369 ft)|
|Length||250 km (160 mi) NE / SW|
|Width||160 km (99 mi) NW / SE|
|Location||Yakutia, Far Eastern Federal District|
|Parent range||Aldan Highlands,|
South Siberian System
|Age of rock||Precambrian|
|Type of rock||Crystalline schist, gneiss and granite|
The Sunnagyn is the highest subrange of the Aldan Highlands of the South Siberian System. It rises at the northeastern edge of the highlands, south of the right bank of the Aldan River, between the valley of its tributary Timpton to the west, and the Uchur to the east. The Gynym, a tributary of the Uchur, marks the southern border of the range.
The mountaintops of the range are dome-shaped or flattened and the highest point of the Sunnagyn is an unnamed 2,246 metres (7,369 ft) high summit located in the central zone.
- Суннагын / Great Soviet Encyclopedia; in 35 vols. / Ch. ed. Yu. S. Osipov. 2004—2017.
- Google Earth
- URSS 1,000,000 scale Operational Navigation Chart; Sheet D-7