Yuzhu Peak

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Yuzhu Peak
Sob Gangri
Yuzhu Peak.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 6,224 m (20,420 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,674 m (5,492 ft) [1]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 35°39′09″N 94°15′03″E / 35.65250°N 94.25083°E / 35.65250; 94.25083Coordinates: 35°39′09″N 94°15′03″E / 35.65250°N 94.25083°E / 35.65250; 94.25083
Geography
Yuzhu Peak is located in China
Yuzhu Peak
Yuzhu Peak
Location in China
Location Qinghai ProvinceChina
Parent range Kunlun Mountains
Climbing
Easiest route snow/ice/glacier climb

Yuzhu Peak (Chinese: 玉珠峰), also known as Sob Gangri[2][3] is a mountain in Qinghai Province, China. It belongs to the eastern part of the Kunlun Mountains (the Bokalyktag mountain range, 博卡雷克塔格山) and its height is 6,224 meters above sea level.[2][4][5]

It can be seen from Qingzang Highway or Qingzang Railway, which run north and west of the mountain, and is known to be a mountain of relatively easy access.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Central and Eastern China, Taiwan and Korea Ultra prominent peaks". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2011-11-18.  Listed as "Sob Gangri"
  2. ^ a b "Yuzhu Shan, China". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  3. ^ USSR General Staff topo maps, sheet I-46-Б, scale 1:500,000, published 1978
  4. ^ Yuzhu Peak (Baidu Encyclopedia) (in Chinese)
  5. ^ Yuzhu Peak (Hudong Encyclopedia) (in Chinese)
  6. ^ The Students from China, Japan and Korea Jointly Climb Yuzhu Peak in 2009 (in Japanese)

Gallery[edit]

Yuzhu Peak and Its Glacier, Viewed from Qingzang Railway (July, 2010)