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  Gangkhar Puensum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The book of the 1986 British expedition gives the mountain's height as 24,770 feet and states that Gangkhar Puensum is completely inside Bhutan, whereas the nearby Kula Kangri is completely inside Tibet.
Kula Kangri, 7554 metres, is a separate mountain 30 km to the northeast which was first climbed in 1986.
Unlike most maps, the expedition's report shows this summit as being in Tibet and the Tibet-Bhutan border is shown crossing the summit of Gangkhar Puensum, described as "the highest peak in Bhutan," at 7570 metres.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gangkhar_Puensum   (445 words)

 Kula Lodge
Kula is a district of East Maui that stretches across the ''upcountry'', western-facing slopes of Haleakala (the East Maui volcano), from Makawao to Ulupalakua.
Kula Shaker became the only band of their era to have consistent Top 5 and Top 10 hit singles in succession — a feat only matched at that time by Oasis.
Kula is a town and municipality in West Backa District of Vojvodina, Serbia.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/120/kula-lodge.html   (1154 words)

 SummitPost - Loinbo Kangri -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Loinbo Kangri is the highest peak in the over 1000km-long range which separates the Yarlung Valley from the Chang Tang.
To be 100% correct, it should be said that Loinbo Kangri is part of the Lunggar Shan mountain range, a sub-range to Gangdise, in which it's the most southernmost peak.
Loinbo Kangri is the only high mountain in the area and therefore the clouds are attracted to the peak.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/153324/loinbo-kangri.html   (1086 words)

 Kula Kangri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kula Kangri is claimed by many authorities to be the highest mountain in Bhutan but this is disputed by others, who claim that Kula Kangri is wholly in Tibet.
Chinese and Japanese authorities claim nearby Gangkhar Puensum is higher, and the claim that Kula Kangri is in or on the border with Bhutan is challenged here.
See also: List of countries by highest point
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kula_Kangri   (128 words)

 Kangkar Punsum and Kula Kangri
These have been reproduced as several Kula Kangri's by some authorities, but to the best of our knowledge there is nothing correctly named Kula Kangri in the KP area.
In the past, the course of the divide was unclear, but now SRTM data, shown on this color relief map, clearly shows that the divide passes well to the south of Kula Kangri, which lies on a north-eastern spur.
Consequently Bhutan's claim that Kula Kangri is its high point should be rejected, whatever the relative elevations of KP and KK.
www.sol.co.uk /v/viewfinder/kula.html   (1215 words)

 भूटान - Wikipedia
Bhutan is a very mountainous and landlocked nation, situated within the eastern Himalayas.
Mountain peaks in the north reach up to over 7,000 m, the highest point being the Kula Kangri at 7,553 m.
The southern part of the country has a lower altitude, and contains several fertile and densely forested valleys that flow down into the Brahmaputra river in India.
sa.wikipedia.org /wiki/%E0%A4%AD%E0%A5%82%E0%A4%9F%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A8   (780 words)

 Kula, anna kula, kula yoga new york   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kula The willage carpets of Kula are woven on a woolen warp and weft and for the.
Kula is our entry level cross country race hardtail with 17 years of bike.
Kula The Na Lono Kula is published quarterly and focuses on "News of the School.
www.independent-study.org /kula.html   (1098 words)

 SummitPost - Kula Kangri -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Kula Kangri is the highest mountain in the range stretching along the border between Bhutan and Tibet.
Kula Kangri - also spelt Gulha Kangri, Kulakangri or Kulha Kangri - is a beautiful big peak with three summits, the west summit being the highest.
From Nangartse it is around 5hrs south to cross the Monda La (5100m) and descend to the village of Monda.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/154231/kula-kangri.html   (715 words)

 ::High Asia Exploratory Mountain Travel Co - Tibet/China - Mt. Kula Kangri - 7,538 Meters and Surrounding Unclimbed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kula Kangri is surrounded by a series of 6-7,000 meter peaks all of which remain unclimbed.
The peak was first climbed by the Japanese in 1986 via the NW ridge.
Kula Kangri offers many possibilities for new routes.
www.highasia.com /tibet-kula-kangri.html   (155 words)

 Kula Kangri 7538m. Expedition spring
Mount Kula Kangri is the famous Mountain, which is opened for the climbing expedition from “Tibet-China mountaineering Association”.
Many sources cite it as the highest mountain in Bhutan, but it is situated exactly in between the boarder of Bhutan and Tibet.
Kula Kangri is a beautiful big peak with three summits, the west summit being the highest.
www.monterosa-nepal.com /expedition/tibet-side-kula-kangri-spring-expedition.htm   (781 words)

With the assistance of the French National Scientific Research Center, I discover that the only available litterature on this mountain relies on a survey done by the major Bailey from the British Indian army, who explored the area in 1922.
The Kula Kangri area is closed once again.
May 20: 14,500 ft., the Base Camp is situated in a comfortable valley at the foot of the Kula Kangri whose huge North wall dominates us by more than 10,000 feet.
ftt.free.fr /eng/quoi/Tibet_story_eng.htm   (1801 words)

 Worldworx Travel - Regional Information - Asia - South Asia - Bhutan
The total land area equates to 47,000 sq km and is representative of a largely high ground of mountainous plateau and fertile valleys, sloping gently downwards to savannahs and grassy plains.
The highest point is Kula Kangri at a height of 7553m.
The higher elevations are nearer to the Chinese border and this is where Bhutan's main rivers begin their journeys south to India.
www.worldworx.tv /regional-information/asia/south-asia/bhutan/index.htm   (425 words)

Another group of ice-crowned giant peaks lies farther eastward, of which Kula Kangri (7 497 m) is the principal summit.
The Lhobrak, or Kuru Chu, the main central tributary of the Manas, is the only one that rises north of the Great Himalayas and it joins the Manas in southern Bhutan; further downstream the combined stream joins the Tongsa Chu.
The Tongsa (Mangde) Chu, rises in northern Bhutan near Kula Kangri Peak.
www.fao.org /docrep/field/003/L8853E/L8853E02.htm   (1952 words)

 Nepal/Sikkim/Bhutan Himalayas Ultra-Prominences - peaklist.org
[C2] We believe that Kangkar Puenzum is the highest mountain in Bhutan, and is higher than Kula Kangri, whose summit appears to be wholly inside Tibet.
However many sources still refer to Kula Kangri as the high point of Bhutan.
Please refer to de Ferranti's essay on Kangkar Puenzum and Kula Kangri.
www.peaklist.org /WWlists/ultras/everest.html   (1233 words)

 Rankesh Gurung - Ambition Treks; Bhutan - Trekking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bhutan has three major land regions: the Great Himalayan region, in the north; the Middle Himalayan region, in central Bhutan; and the Duars, a plain along the southern border with India.
The Great Himalayan region rises more than 4,300 m (14,000 ft) along the Tibetan border and contains Kula Kangri (7,554 m/24,783 ft), Bhutan’s highest peak.
Northern Bhutan is uninhabited except for a few scattered settlements in the high valleys, where hardy Bhutanese yaks graze in the high mountain pastures in the summer months.
www.ambitiontreks.com /bhutan   (272 words)

 History Channel Search Results
A narrow plain along the S border, the Duars, is the country's only area of flat land.
Ranges of the Himalayas rise abruptly from the plain and generally increase in elevation to the N, rising to the maximum elevation of Kula Kangri (7554 m/24,783 ft) on the Chinese border.
Bhutan's rivers, none of which is navigable, flow S to the Brahmaputra R. in India.
www.historychannel.com /thcsearch/thc_resourcedetail.do?encyc_id=202881   (969 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Kula Kangri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Kula Kangri; all previous versions may be viewed here.
They link directly to authoring tools for you to start writing a particular article.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/?title=Kula_Kangri   (254 words)

 kangri - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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kangri : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
Phrases that include kangri: kangri burn carcinoma, kula kangri
www.onelook.com /?w=kangri   (88 words)

Bob was born in a mountain valley in the kingdom of Bhutan.
His parents were Deist missionaries from New Jersey and as a youth the boy played in the shadow of the great Himalayan peak, Kula Kangri.
There he learned the ancient art of Bhutanese coal carving and the deadly secrets of martial sarcasm.
www.paperboysbook.com /about.html   (310 words)

 Botanical treks & Excursion - Tours in Nepal, Trekking in Nepal, Jungle Safari in Nepal, Adventure Sports in Nepal, ...
Middle Himalayan Region is a part of the Himalayan chain which spreads down from the north consist several rich and broad valleys, those valley are cultivated around the clock and of course very populated.
The Great Himalayan Region is bordering Tibet and the population here is very low due to it’s climatic condition, Here the BHUTAN”S highest mountain Kula KANGRI is also located, this part of Bhutan is home to Yaks.
The easiest way for visitors to enter Bhutan is by air on Druk Air, Bhutan's national carrier and the only airline operating in Bhutan.
www.botanicaltreks.com /bhutan.php   (675 words)

 AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The country is almost entirely mountainous, with flat land limited to the broader river valleys and along the foothills bordering the Indian subcontinent.
Altitudes range from 7 500 m at the summit of Kula Kangri on the northern border to about 200 m at the Indian border in the south.
Bhutan has three major landform features: the southern foothills, the inner Himalayas and the higher Himalayas.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/aglw/aquastat/countries/bhutan/index.stm   (2015 words)

 NEC Travel & Tours:Bhutan general Information, Bhutan Tour Information, Bhutan Tour,Bhutan sightseeing,Bhutan tour ...
Lowest Point : Drangme Chhu 97 m Highest Point : Kula Kangri 7,553 m
Bhutan's climate is as diverse as it's land.
The highest peak in Bhutan is located here, Kula Kangri (4,900-9,200 ft/1,500-2,800 m).
www.nepaltouroperator.com /bhutan/general_information.htm   (767 words)

 Holy Places - World Wind Forums
nice ! i thougt about making something similar, including 'natural-holy-places' like mt.kailash, adam's peak, kula kangri, uluru/ayers rock,.......(maybe you pick this up as a suggestion
Originally posted by mazop@Apr 18 2005, 04:45 PM nice ! i thougt about making something similar, including 'natural-holy-places' like mt.kailash, adam's peak, kula kangri, uluru/ayers rock,.......(maybe you pick this up as a suggestion
Originally posted by mazop@Apr 18 2005, 04:45 PM nice ! i thougt about making something similar, including 'natural-holy-places' like mt.kailash, adam's peak, kula kangri, uluru/ayers rock,
forum.worldwindcentral.com /showthread.php?t=2566   (392 words)

 Kula Kangri Photos - Peakware World Mountain Encyclcopedia
Kula Kangri Photos - Peakware World Mountain Encyclcopedia
We currently have no photos of Kula Kangri on our website.
If you have one or more photos of Kula Kangri, please consider submitting them.
www.peakware.com /photos.html?pk=149   (93 words)

 Yu Druk Tours and Travel - Travel Bhutan!
Latest flight schedules are available from Druk Air.
On clear days the flight into Paro offers spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountain Range, including Mt. Everest (Chomo Lungma), Mt. Kanchenjunga (Kangchen dzonga), Chomo Lhari, and Kula Kangri.
One will also notice the green and dense forest cover as the flight crosses over the international border into Bhutan.
www.yudruk.com /info.html   (1789 words)

 Kula Kangri 7538m. Expedition autumn
The route fallows from Kathmandu’ via Zhangmu, Nyalm, Tingri, Ghantse to reach the Kula Khanri Base camp.
14 September - 04 October 2006 Day 13-33: Climbing period Kula Kangri
Phone: +977 1 4700348 Fax: +977 1 4700556
www.monterosa-nepal.com /expedition/tibet-side-kula-kangri-autumn-expedition.htm   (790 words)

 Kingdom of Bhutan - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
An estimated 55% of Bhutan's population, are child workers.
Kula Kangri, Bhutan's tallest peak, runs north and south, dividing the country into forested valleys with some pastureland.
What group of people make up most of Bhutan's population?
www.funtrivia.com /en/subtopics/Kingdom-of-Bhutan-122150.html   (244 words)

 Bhutan, Trips, Sightseeing
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