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The ASIAN STEPPE is the Asian part of the Eurasian Steppe . Some scholars wrongly use the term "Asian Steppe" to describe the vast region of steppes of Eurasia
Eurasia
. The Pontic Steppe of western Russia
Russia
and of Ukraine
Ukraine
and the steppes of the Hungarian plain are all in Eastern Europe . The Asian Steppe
Steppe
itself includes mainly the Mongolian steppes and the Kazakh steppes. There are three main expanses of the Eurasian Steppe. The western steppe, central steppe and the eastern steppe. The Western Steppe
Steppe
begins near the mouth of the Danube and extends northeast almost to Kazan and then southeast to the southern tip of the Ural Mountains. The Central Steppe
Steppe
or Kazakh Steppe
Steppe
extends from the Urals to Dzungaria. To the south it grades off into semi-desert and desert which is interrupted by two great rivers, the Amu Darya (Oxus) and Syr Darya (Jaxartes) which flow northwest into the Aral Sea and provide irrigation agriculture. The eastern steppe covering the area of present-day Mongolia, was the first home of the Turks , Huns
Huns
, and the Mongols
Mongols
.

SEE ALSO

* Steppe
Steppe
* Grassland
Grassland
* Great Alföld * Little Alföld * Great Steppe
Steppe
* Central Asia
Asia
* Turkmenistan * Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
* Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
* Siberia
Siberia

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Steppe
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