- Pinyin, Wade-Giles. former name of Qilian Shan.
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The Nan-Shan, he affirmed, was second to none as a sea-boat.
The first morning the new flag floated over the stern of the Nan-Shan Jukes stood looking at it bitterly from the bridge.
"No," cried Jukes, raising a weary, discouraged voice above the harsh buzz of the Nan-Shan's friction winches.
Something within him seemed to turn over, bringing uppermost the feeling that the Nan-Shan was lost.
Nephrite is said to have been discovered in 1891 in the Nan-shan mountains in the Chinese province of Kan-suh, where it is worked.
- a mountain range in N central China, mainly in Qinghai province, with peaks over 6000 m (20 000 ft)
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