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Tanggula Shan

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPurog Kangri (6929 m/22,733 ft)
CountriesChina
States/ProvincesQinghai (62%), Tibet (38%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area320,236 sq km / 123,643 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent505 km / 314 mi North-South
942 km / 586 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 10' N; 92° 43' E
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Map of Tanggula Shan
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Tibet and Central ChinaLevel 2 (Parent)
         KunlunLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Altun ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Qilian ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Tibetan PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tanggula ShanLevel 3
         Gangdisi ShanmaiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Nyainqêntanglha ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Parallel Gorges AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         West Sichuan RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Tanggula Shan

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Purog Kangri692922,733 
2.Geladandong662121,722 
3.Gar Kangri651321,368 
4.Bu'gyai Kangri632820,761 
5.Tanggula Shan620520,358 
6.Longyala610420,026 
7.Peak 5475547517,963 
8.Yagradaze Shan521517,110 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



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