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date: 10 July 2020

Daxue Shan, Sichuan/China 

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names

John Everett-Heath

A mountain range meaning ‘Great Snowy Mountains’ from ‘great’ or ‘large’ and xuĕ ‘snow’ with shān. Many peaks rise above 20 000 feet (6 000 m) and are snow-covered.... ...

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