Eastern Sayan with Mönkh Saridag in the background.
|Elevation||3,491 m (11,453 ft) |
|Prominence||1,578 m (5,177 ft) |
|Parent range||Sayan Mountains|
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.
- "Mongolia: 18 Mountain Summits with Prominence of 1,500 meters or greater" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-03-10.
- M. Nyamaa, Khövsgöl aimgiin lavlakh toli, Ulaanbaatar 2001, p. 37
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