Xishapangma Area

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointShishapangma (8027 m/26,335 ft)
CountriesChina (74%), Nepal (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area13,775 sq km / 5,318 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent181 km / 113 mi North-South
149 km / 93 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 25' N; 85° 52' E
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Map of Xishapangma Area
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Central Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Annapurna HimalLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Ghurka HimalLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Ganesh HimalLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Xishapangma AreaLevel 4
         KhumbuLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Kathmandu-TeraiLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Xishapangma Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
2.Phola Gangchen766125,135 
3.Pungpa Ri744524,426 
5.Porong Ri729223,924 
7.Langtang Lirung722723,711 
8.Langtang Ri720523,638 
9.Nyanang Ri707123,199 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Xishapangma Area

Yala Peak-South Point
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Yala Peak summit view (1986-04-17). Photo by John Stolk.
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Tserko Ri
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Tserko Ri taken from Point 4560 (Kyangin Ri) above the village of Kyanjing (1986-04-14). Photo by John Stolk.
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