Kangchenjunga, Nepal/India

Prominence: 3922 m, 12867 ft

Elevation: 8586 meters, 28,169 feet

True Isolation: 124.18 km, 77.16 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Limbu-Romanized: Sewalungma
Nepali: कञ्चनजङ्घा
Slovenian: Kangčendzenga
Spelling Variant: Kanchenjunga
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)27° 42' 10'' N, 88° 8' 51'' E
27.702907, 88.147394 (Dec Deg)
613127 E 3064819 N, Zone 45 (UTM)
India (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceEastern Development Region
Sikkim (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 15
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3922 m/12,867 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3922 m/12,867 ft
  Line Parent: Mount Everest
  Key Col: 4664 m/15,302 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 124.18 km/77.16 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 27.9858, 86.9275
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Everest - South Summit  (WNW)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Sikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Tamor (HP)
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
First AscentMay 25, 1955
    Band, George (United Kingdom)
    Brown, T. Graham (United Kingdom)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map

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