Red-Mekong Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMaotou Shan (3306 m/10,846 ft)
CountriesChina (37%), Vietnam (33%), Laos (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area163,614 sq km / 63,172 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent606 km / 377 mi North-South
711 km / 442 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long22° 28' N; 103° 18' E
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Map of Red-Mekong Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Red-Mekong Area.
Southeast AsiaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Nagaland HillsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Andaman and Nicobar IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Shan-Western ThailandLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Malay PeninsulaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Red-Mekong AreaLevel 3
         Anammese CordilleraLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Southeast AsiaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Red-Mekong Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Maotou Shan330610,846 
2.Fan Si Pan314210,308 
3.Phu Si Lung307610,092 
4.Bach Moc Luong Tu30469993 
5.Phu Luong29859793 
6.Phu Tra25408333 
7.Phu Ta Tong21096919 
8.Ham Rong19006234 
9.Dinh Vua12964252 
10.Dinh Mau12274026 
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 Red-Mekong Area

Fan Si Pan
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This pyramid monument sits atop the high point of Vietnam, Fan Si Pan (2009-05-23). Photo by Lars Holme.
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