Roof of the World

Roof of the World is a metaphoric description of the highest region in the world, also known as "High Asia", the mountainous interior of Asia.

The term is also used for parts of this region, for
- the Pamirs,
- the Himalayas
- Tibet
- Mt. Everest

The name was first applied to the Pamirs. (wiki)


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