Kalanag

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Kalanag
Black Peak
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Kalanag (rightmost peak)
Elevation 6,387 m (20,955 ft)
Location
Kalanag is located in India
Kalanag
Kalanag
Location in northern India
Location Uttarakhand, India
Range Garhwal Himalaya
Coordinates 31°01′12″N 78°34′12″E / 31.02000°N 78.57000°E / 31.02000; 78.57000Coordinates: 31°01′12″N 78°34′12″E / 31.02000°N 78.57000°E / 31.02000; 78.57000

Kalanag or Black Peak (6387 mts) is one of the major peaks in the Bandarpunch mountain range, others being Bandarpunch I (6316 mts) and Bandarpunch II (White Peak) (6102 mts). It literally means "Black Cobra". It is close to the Ruinsara Valley. The peak was first summited in 1955 by JMT Gibson an English master at the Doon School in Dehradun.

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