Shishapangma, China

Prominence: 2897 m, 9504 ft

Elevation: 8027 meters, 26,335 feet

True Isolation: 90.79 km, 56.42 mi
Alternate Name(s)Gosainthan; Shisha Pangma; 希夏邦马峰; Xixabangma Feng
SubpeaksShishapangma Central (8008 m/26,273 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 21' 18'' N, 85° 46' 44'' E
28.354954, 85.77887 (Dec Deg)
380326 E 3137129 N, Zone 45 (UTM)

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     World 8000-meter Peaks (Rank #14)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 6
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 4)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-10 by Pere Rodés Muñoz (Unsuccessful)

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Shisha Pangma is the lowest of the world's 8000 meter peaks, the last to be climbed, and the only one entirely within Tibet (and China).

The mountain was most recently in the news on October 5, 1999 when famed climber Alex Lowe was killed by a massive avalanche during a ski-mountaineering expedition to the peak.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2897 m/9504 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2897 m/9504 ft
  Key Col: 5130 m/16,831 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 90.79 km/56.42 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 28.0967, 86.6567
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cho Oyu  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Central Nepal Himalaya
Range4: Xishapangma Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGanges
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
OwnershipLand: Qomolangma
First Ascent1964
Data Source1:100,000 Topographic Survey Map

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