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Paektu-san, North Korea/China


Prominence: 2593 m, 8508 ft

Elevation: 2744 meters, 9003 feet


True Isolation: 1014.61 km, 630.45 mi
Alternate Name(s)Paektu San
Highest SummitJanggun-bong
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 59' 35'' N; 128° 4' 37'' E
41.993094, 128.077071 (Dec Deg)
423557E 4649421N Zone 52 (UTM)
CountryNorth Korea (Highest Point)
China
State/ProvinceYanggang-do (Highest Point)
Jilin (Highest Point)
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     2011-09-10 by Lars Holme

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The summit crater rim of Paektu-san, near the China-North Korea border (2011-09-10). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2593 m/8508 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2593 m/8508 ft
  Key Col: 151 m/495 ft
Isolation1014.61 km/630.45 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tsurugi-dake  (ESE)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 37' 28'' N; 137° 36' 43'' E
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RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Korea-Amur Area (Highest Point)
Range3: Hamgyong Sanmaek (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAmur (HP)
Sea of Okhotsk
Pacific Ocean
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