- Lenin Peak
a peak in the Trans Alai range, in central Asia, between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. 23,382 ft. (7127 m). Formerly, Kaufmann Peak.
* * *Kyrgyz Lenin Atyndagy Choku , Russian Pik Lenina , formerly Mount Kaufmanhighest summit (23,406 feet [7,134 metres]) of the Trans-Alai Range on the frontier of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Once thought to be the highest mountain in what was then the Soviet Union, Lenin Peak was relegated to third place by the discovery in 1932–33 that Stalin Peak (after 1962 called Communism Peak; now Imeni Ismail Samani Peak) was higher and by the finding in 1943 that Victory Peak was also higher. The peak is named for the Russian revolutionary and communist leader Vladimir Ilich Lenin (Lenin, Vladimir Ilich).Lenin Peak was discovered by the Russian explorer A.P. Fedchenko in 1871. Its steep flanks are covered with glaciers. The first ascent was made in 1928 from the south by German alpinists included in the First Pamirs Expedition of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. The first ascent by Soviet climbers, from the north, followed in 1934.
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