Range TypeIsland
Highest PointYushan (3951 m/12,963 ft)
Area36,139 sq km / 13,953 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent377 km / 235 mi North-South
264 km / 164 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long23° 36' N; 121° 1' E
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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 Taiwan.
East ChinaLevel 2 (Parent)
         North ChinaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North Central ChinaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Hua Shan-Daba ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Shangdong RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Greater Guizhou RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Nan LingLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Wuyi ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         TaiwanLevel 3
                 PenghuLevel 4 (Child)
                 Taiwan Western LowlandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Xueshan RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Alishan RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Yushan RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Central Taiwan RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Hai'an RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Orchid-Green IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
         HainanLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Taiwan

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Yushan395112,963Yushan Range
2.Xueshan388612,749Xueshan Range
3.Beilengjiao388012,730Xueshan Range
4.Yushan-Far North Peak383312,575Yushan Range
5.Xiuguluanshan382512,549Central Taiwan Range
6.Mabolasishan378512,418Central Taiwan Range
7.Nanhudashan374212,277Central Taiwan Range
8.Kanlantekun373112,241Xueshan Range
9.Dongxiaonanshan371112,175Yushan Range
10.Central Range Point370312,149Central Taiwan Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Yushan395112,963Yushan Range
2.Xueshan388612,749Xueshan Range
3.Xiuguluanshan382512,549Central Taiwan Range
4.Yushan-West Peak351811,542Alishan Range
5.Xingangshan16825518Hai'an Range
6.Jiji Dashan13914564Taiwan Western Lowlands
7.Hongtoushan5521811Orchid-Green Islands
8.Mao Yu Island High Point79259Penghu

Photos of Peaks in the Taiwan


The final summit block of Yu Shan, with the southeast face in shade in the early morning sun (1996-07-08).
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The summit monument on Syue Shan, Taiwan’s second highest peak (2008-11-13). Photo by Ken Jones.
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trailhead (2016-08-19). Photo by Jiyoung Emma Kim.
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