Paektu-san, China/North Korea

Prominence: 2593 m, 8508 ft

Elevation: 2744 meters, 9003 feet

True Isolation: 1014.61 km, 630.45 mi
Highest SummitJanggun-bong
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 59' 35'' N, 128° 4' 37'' E
41.993094, 128.077071 (Dec Deg)
423557 E 4649421 N, Zone 52 (UTM)
North Korea (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceJilin (Highest Point)
Yanggang-do (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 7
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-09-10 by Lars Holme

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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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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2593 m/8508 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2593 m/8508 ft
  Key Col: 151 m/495 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1014.61 km/630.45 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.624512, 137.612004
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tsurugi-dake  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Korea-Amur Area (Highest Point)
Range3: Hamgyong Sanmaek (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAmur (HP)
Sea of Okhotsk
Pacific Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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