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Kāngchenjunga, India/Nepal


Prominence: 3922 m, 12867 ft

Elevation: 8586 meters, 28,169 feet


Approx. Isolation: 124.32 km, 77.25 mi
Alternate Name(s)কাঞ্চনজঙ্ঘা; Kanchenjunga; कञ्चनजङ्घा; सेवालुन्ग्मा; Sewalungma
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)27° 42' 11'' N; 88° 8' 51'' E
27.703136, 88.147367 (Dec Deg)
613124E 3064845N Zone 45 (UTM)
CountryIndia (Highest Point)
Nepal
State/ProvinceSikkim (Highest Point)
Mechī (Highest Point)
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  Clean Prominence: 3922 m/12,867 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3922 m/12,867 ft
  Key Col: 4664 m/15,302 ft
Isolation124.32 km/77.25 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Everest-South Summit  (WNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Sikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsBrahamaputra
Ganges
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
First AscentMay 25, 1955
George Band
Joe Brown



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