Gangkar Punsum, China/Bhutan

Prominence: 3049 m, 10003 ft

Elevation: 7570 meters, 24,836 feet

True Isolation: 227.81 km, 141.56 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Kangkar Pünzum
Alternate: Gangkhar Puensum
Chinese-Simplified: 冈嘎本孙
Tibetan-Romanized: Kanggarbünsum
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 2' 50'' N, 90° 27' 18'' E
28.047359, 90.454878 (Dec Deg)
249820 E 3105062 N, Zone 46 (UTM)
Bhutan (Highest Point)
Bumthang District (Highest Point)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3049 m/10,003 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3049 m/10,003 ft
  Line Parent: Kangchenjunga
  Key Col: Tang-La    4521 m/14,833 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 227.81 km/141.56 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 27.6867, 88.1775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Zemu Kang  (W)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Bhutan Himalaya (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsBrahamaputra
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
OwnershipLand: Jigme Dorji
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data

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