Mount Yamin

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Mount Yamin
Puncak Yamin / Prins Hendrik-top
Highest point
Elevation 4,540 m (14,900 ft)
Prominence 700 m (2,300 ft)
Coordinates 4°40′59″S 140°04′52″E / 4.68306°S 140.08111°E / -4.68306; 140.08111Coordinates: 4°40′59″S 140°04′52″E / 4.68306°S 140.08111°E / -4.68306; 140.08111
Geography
Location Papua Province, Indonesia
Parent range Jayawijaya (Orange) Range

Mount Yamin (also Puncak Yamin or Prins Hendrik-top) is a peak found in Papua Province, New Guinea. Rising around 4,540 m (14,900 ft), it is the fourth highest freestanding mountain in New Guinea. The mountain is poorly surveyed and explored (no records of any climbs or expeditions).

Glacierology[edit]

In 1913, Mount Yamin (or Prins Hendrik-top, now Puncak Yamin) was named and reported to have some "eternal" snow. Although this "snow" has disappeared since then.

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