West Sichuan Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointGongga Shan (7556 m/24,790 ft)
States/ProvincesSichuan (68%), Qinghai (14%), Gansu (12%), Yunnan (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area522,114 sq km / 201,588 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,021 km / 634 mi North-South
980 km / 609 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long30° 35' N; 101° 40' E
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Map of West Sichuan Ranges
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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 West Sichuan Ranges.
Tibet and Central ChinaLevel 2 (Parent)
         KunlunLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Altun ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Qilian ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Tibetan PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tanggula ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Gangdisi ShanmaiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Nyainqêntanglha ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Parallel Gorges AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         West Sichuan RangesLevel 3

Major Peaks of the West Sichuan Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Gongga Shan755624,790 
2.Zhongshan Feng688622,592 
3.Mount Longshan668421,929 
4.Mount Edgar661821,713 
5.Jiazi Feng654021,457 
6.Mount Daddomain638020,932 
7.Riwuqie Feng637620,919 
8.Mount Longemain629420,650 
9.Amnye Maqen628220,610 
10.Yaomei Feng625020,505 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the West Sichuan Ranges

Gongga Shan
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Gongga Shan seen from the summit of DaFeng (5,025m) (2017-10-18). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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Yaomei Feng
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Yaomei Feng (2017-10-16). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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