Garwhal Himalaya

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointNanda Devi (7816 m/25,643 ft)
CountriesIndia (96%), China (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesUttar Pradesh (44%), Uttarakhand (20%), Haryana (13%), Punjab (12%), Himachal Pradesh (5%), Tibet (4%), Delhi (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area253,868 sq km / 98,019 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent747 km / 464 mi North-South
1,075 km / 668 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 29' N; 79° 21' E
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Map of Garwhal Himalaya
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HimalayaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Punjab HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Garwhal HimalayaLevel 3
         Western Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sikkim-Eastern Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bhutan HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Garwhal Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Nanda Devi781625,643 
3.Nanda Devi East743424,390 
4.Abi Gamin735524,131 
6.Mukut Parbat724223,760 
10.Mana II709223,268 
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 Garwhal Himalaya


In the wilderness near the village of Kanol, the snowy summit of Trisul rises above the forests of the Kuoman Himalaya of India (1993-09-24).

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