Sangthang

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sangthang
Elevation 6,480 m (21,260 ft)
Location
Location Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India
Range Kumaon Himalaya

Sangthang is the Himalayan peak in Kumaon Himalayas in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is situated in the easternmost part of Kumaun, lining Byans valley. The peak is situated on Indo-Tibet border. The altitude of the peak is 6,480 m. This peak is near to Jolingkong lake and famous Himalayan passes of Mangshya Dhura and Shin La. The peak climbed for the first time by P. Dasgupta in 1968.