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World Drainage Basin High Points over 5000 m high

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Showing Chuck Powrie's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 37, or 8.11%)

RankDrainage BasinArea-SqMiPeak Elev-Ft CountryRange (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Pangani14,910Kilimanjaro19,341TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania2006-03
1.Galana16,502Kilimanjaro19,341TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania2006-03
1.East Africa Minor Lake Basins80,183Kilimanjaro19,341TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania2006-03
 Ganges635,381Mount Everest29,029China/NepalCentral Nepal Himalaya 
 Indus388,658K228,261China/PakistanKarakoram 
 Tarim He377,277K228,261China/PakistanKarakoram 
 Yangtze673,824Gongga Shan24,790ChinaWest Sichuan Ranges 
 Aral Sea498,027Pik Ismail Samani24,590TajikistanPamir 
 Colorado [Arg]156,123Aconcagua22,841ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Salween104,721Sepu Kangri22,822ChinaNyainqêntanglha Shan 
 Puna de Atacama17,198Ojos del Salado22,615Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama 
 Santa4,551Nevado Huascarán22,133PeruPeruvian Andes 
 Mekong310,342Kawagebo22,113ChinaParallel Gorges Area 
 Amazon2,342,529Yerupajá21,709PeruPeruvian Andes 
 Pativilca1,798Yerupajá21,709PeruPeruvian Andes 
 Maipo5,866Cerro Tupungato21,539Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Parana1,028,759Nevado de Cachi20,932ArgentinaPuna de Atacama 
 Huang He322,527Amnye Maqen20,610ChinaWest Sichuan Ranges 
 Lake Balqash185,971Mramornaya Stepa20,407China/KazakhstanCentral Tien Shan 
 Elqui3,646Cerro los Olivares20,394Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Yukon329,016Mount McKinley20,320United StatesAlaska Range 
 Susitna20,621Mount McKinley20,320United StatesAlaska Range 
 Huasco3,850Cerro del Toro20,236Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Copiapo7,221Cerro Azufre19,856ChilePuna de Atacama 
 Copper24,695Mount Logan19,541CanadaSaint Elias Mountains 
 Malaspina Glacier2,181Mount Logan19,541CanadaSaint Elias Mountains 
 Aconcagua2,820Cerro Juncal19,521Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Hubbard Glacier1,479Mount Logan-East Peak19,350CanadaSaint Elias Mountains 
 Magdalena101,294Pico Cristóbal Colón18,950ColombiaNorth Colombia Coast 
 Huaura1,990Santa Rosa18,720PeruPeruvian Andes 
 Caspian Sea1,275,775Elbrus18,510RussiaCentral Caucasus 
 Bering Glacier2,505Mount Saint Elias18,008Canada/United StatesSaint Elias Mountains 
 Orinoco378,244Ritacuba Blanco17,749ColombiaColombian Andes 
 Balsas43,706Volcán Popocatépetl17,717MexicoCordillera Neovolcanica 
 Jubba310,577Mount Kenya17,057KenyaEast Central Kenya 
 Tana36,191Mount Kenya17,057KenyaEast Central Kenya 
 Nile1,204,682Mount Stanley16,762Congo DRC/UgandaEast Rift Valley Ranges 

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List Description

This list is a work in progess and it is not complete. The goal is to list every primary basin (defined as a basin of a river that flows into the sea, plus logically-defined internal basins) that has a high point over 5000 meters. But there are many very small coastal rivers that drain high summits that I have not yet researched. The river that drains Orizaba in Mexico is perhaps the most glaring omission, but there are others in Chile and perhaps Asia where I have overlooked a basin.

Still, the list shows many of the high peaks of the world that are also primary drainage basin high points.

 


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