List of extreme points of China

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This is a list of the extreme points of China, compared both globally and within the country.

Global extreme points in China[edit]

Altitude[edit]

Highest attainable by transportation[edit]

The following are all located partially or completely in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

  • Road (mountain pass): Possibly Semo La[citation needed] 5,565 m (18,258 ft), depending on definition of "attainable by transportation". There may be higher motorable passes in Tibet in areas affected by lack of information and restricted access. See Khardung La, 5,359 m (17,582 ft) for more information.
  • Train: Tanggula Mountain Pass, in the Tanggula Mountains, on the Qinghai–Tibet border 5,072 m (16,640 ft)
  • Airport: Daocheng Yading Airport, Sichuan province 4,411 metres (14,472 ft)[1]

Highest geographical features[edit]

The following are all located partially or completely in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Remoteness[edit]

Country extreme points[edit]

Altitude[edit]

Latitude and longitude[edit]

Continent[edit]

Totality of the territory[edit]

Railway stations[edit]

. From 19 December 2012, China extended rail service Eastwards to Fuyuan. 17 hours North West of Harbin. Latitude: 48.3639° Longitude: 134.2939° http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-12/19/content_16030755.htm

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China opens world's highest civilian airport". Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  2. ^ "The Highest Lake in the World". Retrieved 2007-09-07. 
  3. ^ "The Mystery of World's highest river and largest Canyon". Archived from the original on September 21, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Island Superlatives". Retrieved 2007-09-07.