Langtang Ri

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Langtang Ri
Langtang Ri is located in Nepal
Langtang Ri
Langtang Ri
Location in Nepal, on the border with China
Highest point
Elevation 7,205 m (23,638 ft) [1]
Ranked 106th
Prominence 650 m (2,130 ft) [1]
Parent peak Shishapangma
Coordinates 28°22′53″N 85°41′01″E / 28.38139°N 85.68361°E / 28.38139; 85.68361Coordinates: 28°22′53″N 85°41′01″E / 28.38139°N 85.68361°E / 28.38139; 85.68361
Geography
Location ChinaNepal border
Parent range Langtang Himal, Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent October 1981 by a Japanese team[2]
Easiest route rock/snow/ice climb

Langtang Ri is a mountain in the Langtang Himal of the Himalayas. At an elevation of 7,205 m (23,638 ft) it is the 106th highest mountain in the world. Located on the border between the Bagmati Zone of Nepal and Tibet, China, it is part of a group of high peaks that include Shishapangma (8,013 m) and Porong Ri (7,292 m).

Langtang Ri was first climbed on 10 October 1981 by a Japanese expedition.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Langtang Ri, China/Nepal". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  2. ^ "High Asia summits over 6,750 metres high with 500 metres of re-ascent". viewfinderpanoramas.org. Retrieved 2014-08-10.