Key Col for Kangchenjunga

Col Elevation: 4664 meters, 15,302 feet

Key Col for:Kangchenjunga  (8586 m/28,169 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 52' 43'' N, 87° 51' 4'' E
28.878611, 87.851111 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3922 m/12,867 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Everest
Prominence Parent: Mount Everest
Island Parent: Mount Everest
Ridgewalk Distance:1081.56 km/672.05 mi

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RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Sikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya
Drainage BasinsBrahamaputra
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Kangchenjunga to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: KangchenjungaIndia/Nepal85863922 Ganges/Brahamaputra  
(Ridge Junction)    Ganges/Brahamaputra30.4830.48
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Brahamaputra104.38134.86
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 4664  Arun/Brahamaputra238.09372.95
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Brahamaputra287.9660.85
(Ridge Junction)    Brahamaputra/Paiku Co109.04769.89
Langtang RiChina/Nepal7205650 Ganges/Paiku Co109.29879.18
Porong RiChina-Tibet7292520 Ganges/Paiku Co3.55882.73
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Ganges2.28885.01
ShishapangmaChina-Tibet80272897 Arun/Sun Kosi5.86890.88
(Unnamed Col) 5107  Arun/Sun Kosi48.4939.27
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Sun Kosi87.731027.01
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Dudh Kosi1.541028.55
Nangpai GosumChina/Nepal7350426 Arun/Dudh Kosi5.881034.43
(Unnamed Col) 6924  Arun/Dudh Kosi0.841035.26
Cho OyuChina/Nepal81882344 Arun/Dudh Kosi5.421040.68
(Unnamed Col) 7280  Arun/Dudh Kosi7.721048.4
Gyachung KangChina/Nepal7952672 Arun/Dudh Kosi1.791050.19
Nup La 5844  Arun/Dudh Kosi6.221056.41
HunchhiChina-Tibet7029869 Arun/Dudh Kosi3.511059.92
(Unnamed Col) 6160  Arun/Dudh Kosi3.321063.24
(Ridge Junction)    Arun/Dudh Kosi1.131064.37
PumoriChina/Nepal71381278 Arun/Dudh Kosi4.231068.61
(Unnamed Col) 6120  Arun/Dudh Kosi2.321070.92
LingtrenChina/Nepal6713593 Arun/Dudh Kosi1.21072.12
(Unnamed Col) 6179  Arun/Dudh Kosi0.831072.94
KhumbutseChina/Nepal6639460 Arun/Dudh Kosi1.21074.15
Lola 5860  Arun/Dudh Kosi1.411075.56
LINE PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88488848 Arun/Dudh Kosi61081.56
PROM PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88488848    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88488848    

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