Monkh Saridag

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Mönkh Saridag
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Eastern Sayan with Mönkh Saridag in the background.
Elevation 3,491 m (11,453 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,578 m (5,177 ft)[1]
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Location
Mönkh Saridag is located in Mongolia
Mönkh Saridag
Mönkh Saridag
Location in Mongolia, on the border with Russia
Location MongoliaRussia border
Range Sayan Mountains
Coordinates 51°43′7.93″N 100°36′52.52″E / 51.7188694°N 100.6145889°E / 51.7188694; 100.6145889Coordinates: 51°43′7.93″N 100°36′52.52″E / 51.7188694°N 100.6145889°E / 51.7188694; 100.6145889(This figure is unduly precise)

Mönkh Saridag (also spelled as Munku-Sardyk; Mongolian: Мөнх сарьдаг, lit. "eternal aiguille") is the highest mountain in the Sayan Mountains of Asia. It is 3,491 metres (11,453 ft) tall and is on the international border between Mongolia and Russia. It is also the highest mountain in Buryatia and the highest mountain in Mongolia's Khövsgöl Province. On the southern side, the tree line is at 2000 meters, on the northern side at 2200 meters.

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  • M. Nyamaa, Khövsgöl aimgiin lavlakh toli, Ulaanbaatar 2001, p. 37

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