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Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains

The Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains are a 700-kilometre long mountain range, and subrange of the Transhimalaya System, located in the Tibet region.

One source says the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains range is about 1,000 km in length. Its highest point is 7,090 m located 100 km to the northwest of Lhasa. The range is parallel to the Himalayas in the Transhimalayas, and north of the Brahmaputra River. Another source says the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains extend 740 km from Nyêmo County in the west to Ranwu County in the east.

Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains

The southern side of the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains is precipitous, and falls by around 2,000 metres, while the northern side is fairly level and descends about 1,000 metres. Most of the mountains are below 6,500 metres. They contain 7080 glaciers covering an area of 10,700 square kilometres.

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Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains with lake namtso
Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains

The Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains have an average latitude of 30°30'N and a longitude between 90°E and 97°E. Together with the Gangdise Shan located further west, it forms the Transhimalaya which runs parallel to the Himalayas north of the Yarlung Tsangpo River.


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