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A wider definition of the Hindu Kush would include a fourth region known as Afghanistan.The Karambar Pass lies about 40 miles (60 km) west of the Afghan-Chinese border, while to the west the Hindu Kush, strictly considered, approaches the border between Afghanistan and Iran without extending into Iranian territory.

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Broadly defined, it is some 500 miles (800 km) long and as wide as 150 miles (240 km).

The Hindu Kush is one of the great watersheds of Central Asia, forming part of the vast Alpine zone that stretches across Eurasia from east to west.

Geologists, however, consider the Hindu Kush range to extend much farther west to the Iranian border.

Baroghil (Barowghīl; 12,480 feet [3,804 metres]), the eastern Hindu Kush is not very high and has mountains that often take the form of rounded domes.

Indeed, some authorities consider the Hindu Kush a continuation of the Karakoram.

Both ranges are products of the collision of the Indian and Eurasian continental plates beginning about 50 million years ago.

The highest peak is that invaders from Central Asia brought their Indo-European language—a forerunner of the Indo-Iranian languages spoken throughout the region today.

Historically, the passes have been of great military significance, providing access to the northern plains of India for such conquerors as Alexander the Great, the king of Macedonia; the Mongols Genghis Khan and Timur (Tamerlane); and their descendant Babur, the first Mughal emperor.

) of the month of Bhadrapada (August–September), the sixth month of the Hindu calendar.

At the start of the festival, idols of Ganesha are placed on raised platforms in homes or in elaborately decorated outdoor tents.

The worship begins with the , or the 16 ways of paying tribute.

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