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Western New Guinea Peninsula

Range TypePeninsula
Highest PointArfak (2955 m/9695 ft)
CountriesIndonesia
States/ProvincesPapua Barat (97%), Papua (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area98,399 sq km / 37,992 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent513 km / 319 mi North-South
621 km / 386 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long2° 14' S; 134° 3' E
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Map of Western New Guinea Peninsula
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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 Western New Guinea Peninsula.
New GuineaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western New Guinea PeninsulaLevel 3
         Northern New Guinea Coast RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Maoke RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         New Guinea Central HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Owen Stanley RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Western New Guinea Peninsula

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Arfak29559695 
2.Niefeb27268944 
3.Irau25008202 
4.Tohkier24618074 
5.Wondiwoi21877175 
6.Kumawa16805512 
7.Fudi16635456 
8.Papua Peak 156615665138 
9.Fak Fak Mountains14904888 
10.Batanta11843885 
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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