Korea-Amur Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointPaektu-san (2744 m/9003 ft)
CountriesRussia (49%), China (38%), North Korea (7%), South Korea (6%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,680,352 sq km / 648,784 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,364 km / 1,469 mi North-South
1,619 km / 1,006 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 29' N; 131° 19' E
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Map of Korea-Amur 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 Korea-Amur Area.
AsiaLevel 1 (Parent)
         Central SiberiaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Eastern SiberiaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Baikal Area RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Mongolia RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         East ChinaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Korea-Amur AreaLevel 2
                 Bureiskiy-JagdyLevel 3 (Child)
                 Xiao Hinggan LingLevel 3 (Child)
                 Southern Manchuria RangesLevel 3 (Child)
                 Eastern Manchuria RangesLevel 3 (Child)
                 Sikhote-AlinLevel 3 (Child)
                 Hamgyong SanmaekLevel 3 (Child)
                 Taebaek SanmaeLevel 3 (Child)
         Japanese ArchipelagoLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Southeast AsiaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Malay ArchipelagoLevel 2 (Sibling)
         PhilippinesLevel 2 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Korea-Amur Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Paektu-san27449003Hamgyong Sanmaek
2.Puksubaek-san25228274Hamgyong Sanmaek
3.Yam-Alin Range High Point23707776Bureiskiy-Jagdy
4.Yonhwa-san23107579Hamgyong Sanmaek
5.Gora Tardoki-Yani20906857Sikhote-Alin
6.Sobaek-san20146608Hamgyong Sanmaek
7.Gora Ko20046575Sikhote-Alin
8.Paegam-san19236309Hamgyong Sanmaek
9.Jiri-san19156283Taebaek Sanmae
10.Myohyang-san19096263Hamgyong Sanmaek
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Paektu-san27449003Hamgyong Sanmaek
2.Yam-Alin Range High Point23707776Bureiskiy-Jagdy
3.Gora Tardoki-Yani20906857Sikhote-Alin
4.Jiri-san19156283Taebaek Sanmae
5.Datuzi Feng16905545Southern Manchuria Ranges
6.Senlin Shan14984915Eastern Manchuria Ranges

Photos of Peaks in the Korea-Amur Area

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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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Horns down for a killer hike (2013-09-19). Photo by Evan Mug.
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Overcast but still stunning (2014-02-23). Photo by Evan Mug.
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Dobongsan summit (2016-08-08). Photo by Holger Ebermann.
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Namsan (남산), a prominent landmark throughout Seoul (2013-10-02). Photo by Travis Brashers.
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