Col Elevation: 4521 meters, 14,833 feet

Key Col for:Gangkar Punsum  (7570 m/24,836 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)27° 50' 23'' N, 89° 10' 46'' E
27.839722, 89.179444 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3049 m/10,003 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Kangchenjunga
Prominence Parent: Kangchenjunga
Island Parent: Mount Everest
Ridgewalk Distance:400.9 km/249.11 mi

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RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Bhutan Himalaya
Ridges/DividesHimalaya Divide
Drainage BasinsBrahamaputra
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Gangkar Punsum 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: Gangkar PunsumChina/Bhutan75703049    
(Ridge Junction)     1.111.11
Liangkang KangriChina/Bhutan7534234  1.172.28
(Ridge Junction)     21.9324.21
(Unnamed Col) 5680 Himalaya Divide 25.6849.9
(Ridge Junction)   Himalaya Divide 2.8852.78
Kangphu KangChina/Bhutan72041200Himalaya Divide 1.4354.21
(Unnamed Col) 6004 Himalaya Divide 2.8557.05
TongshanjiabuChina/Bhutan72071757Himalaya Divide 14.4971.55
(Ridge Junction)   Himalaya Divide 0.2971.84
(Ridge Junction)   Himalaya Divide 84.57156.41
Chomo LhariChina/Bhutan70502086Himalaya Divide 30.74187.15
KEY COL: Tang-La 4521 Himalaya Divide 9.81196.96
Shudu TsempaChina/India7024524Himalaya Divide 45.81242.77
(Unnamed Col) 6500 Himalaya Divide 1.62244.39
PauhunriChina/India71282035Himalaya Divide 3.88248.27
(Ridge Junction)   Himalaya Divide 7.07255.34
Jongsong PeakChina/Nepal/India74201256 Arun/Brahamaputra114.77370.11
Pathibhara PurbaNepal/India683794 Tamor/Brahamaputra11.68381.8
(Unnamed Col) 6743  Tamor/Brahamaputra0.38382.18
PathibharaNepal/India7123818 Tamor/Brahamaputra1.22383.4
Nepal PeakNepal/India7177177 Tamor/Brahamaputra6.81390.21
GimmigelaNepal/India7350432 Tamor/Brahamaputra6.09396.3
LINE PARENT: KangchenjungaNepal/India85863922 Tamor/Brahamaputra4.6400.9
PROM PARENT: KangchenjungaNepal/India85863922    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88498849    

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