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Peak Nansen.

Peaks in mountains of Central Tien-Shan.

"Mountains are the only place where I can rest."

Igor Tamm.

Ridge Inylchek-Too in mountains of Central Tien-Shan.

Nansen peak, 5697.2 meters above sea level, is located in the Nansen massif, 4 kilometers north of the main ridge of the Inylchek-Too ridge, in the Ak-Suu district of the Issyk-Kul region. Nansen Peak is the second highest, after Shokalsky Peak, 5722 meters above sea level, located in the eastern part of the Inylchek-Too ridge.
The Nansen summit is located in the central part of the Inylchek-Too latitudinal ridge. To the north of the Nansen massif is the South Inylchek glacier with a length of 63.5 kilometers, in the south - the Kaindy glacier with a length of 25 kilometers.
The northern slope of the summit is a semi-oval wall stretching from west to southeast and northeast for 2.2 kilometers. The summit is a snow-ice dome, breaking off to the southeast and east with rocky-ice slopes. Three ridges close at the top.
The northern ridge, along which in 1937 members of the expedition of A. Letavet climbed. The southeastern ridge, which breaks off to the west with an almost 600-meter wall. To the east, a ridge departs from the top, which after 230 meters diverges into the northeast and southeast ridges.
In the northeast of the summit, almost 900 meters down the slope, at an altitude of 4905 meters above sea level, there is a snow plateau with an area of ​​1.25 square kilometers. From the western slope of the Nansen peak, the sources of the Kanjaylau North glacier begin, 9.3 kilometers long.
In the northwestern ridge is the Western Saddle of Nansen Peak, 5247 meters above sea level. 17 kilometers southeast of the Nansen peak, in the Inylchek-Too ridge, there is the Shokalsky peak, 5722 meters above sea level.
At 19.9 kilometers to the east and a little to the south of the Nansen peak is the peak of the Miners of Ukraine with a height of 5132 meters above sea level.
First ascents of Nansen peak.
Climbing from the north to the Nansen peak, from the Kan-dzhailau glacier by the expedition of August Letavet. It was possible to lead a caravan of horses up the glacier for 15 kilometers. At an altitude of 3700 meters above sea level, the first camp was organized.
At an altitude of 5000 meters above sea level, after overcoming the icefall, on a tiny platform, at the edge of the crack, a second camp is set up. After a day of acclimatization, on August 27, the summit of the peak begins.
They go to the western shoulder of the peak, located at an altitude of 5300 meters above sea level. The summit was reached by climbers: A. Cherepov, G.I. Beloglazov, N.M. Popov, V.I. Ratsek.
Geographic coordinates of Nansen Peak: N42°09'01.68" E79°37'47.17"

Alexander Petrov.