Shishapangma, China

Prominence: 2906 m, 9534 ft

Elevation: 8027 meters, 26,335 feet

True Isolation: 90.79 km, 56.42 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Gosainthan
Chinese-Simplified: 希夏邦马峰
Chinese-Simplified-Romanized: Xixabangma Feng
Slovenian: Šiša Pangma
Spelling Variant: Shisha Pangma
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 ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 14
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 9)

Selected Trip Reports:
     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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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2906 m/9534 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2906 m/9534 ft
  Line Parent: Annapurna
  Key Col: 5121 m/16,801 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 Basins
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
Sun Kosi
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
OwnershipLand: Qomolangma
First AscentMay 02, 1964
    Xu, Jing (China)
Data Source1:100,000 Topographic Survey Map

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