Gongga

Gongga

(go͝ong`gä`) or

Minya Konka

(mĭn`yə kŏng`kə), peak, 24,900 ft (7,590 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China, in the Daxue Mts.; one of the highest points in China. It was climbed (1932) by an American expedition.
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The AFP's Western Mindanao Command said Paquito Sambiling alias Kato, 32; Honasan Lu alias Nas, 29; Andet Banday alas Lung, 36; Badag Watamama alias Mamalu, 30; one Alladin alias Den, 16; Unsag Wanday alias Kagi; Ulong Gongga alias Gwapo, 19; Montol Aming alias Tulan, 42; Alladin Watamama alias Tonton, 29; Limbagas Aming alias Datu Dan, 45; Gasa Bando alias Iwang, 31; Pudin Dadayan alias Pudz, 21; Tony Baug alias Bet, 33; and Boni Aming alias Bukwi, 40, surrendered to the soldiers and policemen at 8:30 a.
Tibet AirlinesO base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the worldOs highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Tibet Airlinesa base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the worldas highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Tibet Airlines base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the world s highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
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For the first time, China had stationed fighter aircraft in the Gongga airfield in the Tibet Autonomous Region throughout the winter months.
The first night operations at Lhasa Gongga Airport in Tibet have been launched by Chinese airline Air China.
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The aircraft will operate from Lhasa Gongga Airport, which at 12,000 feet in altitude is one of the world s highest.
An infrastructure project is expected to almost halve the distance between Lhasa, capital of the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region, and China's Gongga Airport.