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New Guinea

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointCarstensz Pyramid (4884 m/16,024 ft)
CountriesIndonesia (50%), Papua New Guinea (50%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area814,171 sq km / 314,352 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,006 km / 1,246 mi North-South
2,684 km / 1,668 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long5° 31' S; 140° 54' E
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Map of New Guinea
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 New Guinea.
Australia-OceaniaLevel 1 (Parent)
         New GuineaLevel 2
                 Western New Guinea PeninsulaLevel 3 (Child)
                 Northern New Guinea Coast RangesLevel 3 (Child)
                 Maoke RangeLevel 3 (Child)
                 New Guinea Central HighlandsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Owen Stanley RangeLevel 3 (Child)
         Lesser Australian RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Great Dividing RangeLevel 2 (Sibling)
         New ZealandLevel 2 (Sibling)
         MicronesiaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         MelanesiaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         PolynesiaLevel 2 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the New Guinea

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Carstensz Pyramid488416,024Maoke Range
2.East Carstensz Top482015,814Maoke Range
3.Sumantri476015,617Maoke Range
4.Puncak Mandala475715,607Maoke Range
5.Puncak Trikora475015,584Maoke Range
6.Ngga Pulu474015,551Maoke Range
7.Ngga Pilimsit471715,476Maoke Range
8.Mount Wilhelm450914,793New Guinea Central Highlands
9.Valentiyn445314,610Maoke Range
10.Mount Giluwe436814,331New Guinea Central Highlands
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.Carstensz Pyramid488416,024Maoke Range
2.Mount Wilhelm450914,793New Guinea Central Highlands
3.Mount Boising415013,615Northern New Guinea Coast Ranges
4.Mount Victoria403813,248Owen Stanley Range
5.Arfak29559695Western New Guinea Peninsula



Photos of Peaks in the New Guinea

Carstensz Pyramid
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A view to get any peakbagger's heart racing: The north face of Carstensz Pyramid, from the high peaks across the valley. Photo by Robert Cassady.
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Sumantri

The East Northwall Firn glacier on New Guinea from an airplane, including the peaks of Sumantiri and Ngga Pulu. Photo by "Kel at AWPA" (2002-03-27).
Ngga Pulu

The East Northwall Firn glacier on New Guinea from an airplane, including the peaks of Sumantiri and Ngga Pulu. Photo by "Kel at AWPA" (2002-03-27).
Mount Boising
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Mount Boising as seen from Sapsap (last camp) (2014-06-25). Photo by Petter Bjørstad.
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