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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Alternatively, there are routes at Sichuan's Gongga Shan, the King of Mountains, passing glaciers, temples and views over the Tibetan meadows; or in the far north-west of China in Kanas national park, in the Altai Mountains that creep in from Siberia.
(2008) mapped preferential flow routes using dye solution in the forest soils in Gongga Mountain in south-west China.
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.m.
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.
Gongga. The succession of plant communities on the forelands of Glacier-BS1 and Glacier Hailuogou proceeds similarly from bare land to fir forests [21].
Cassiopeia and the northern extent of the Milky Way rise over Mount Gongga, the tallest peak of the Daxue Mountains in China's Sichuan province.
Tianmushan (=Chekiang, West Tien-mu-shan), Linpingshan; JiangxiFujian border: WuyiShan, 50 km SE of Yungtan, 27[degrees]55'N, 117[degrees]25'E; Jiangxi: Lushan (Kuling); Guangdong: Nanling, Luofushan (=Lo-fa-shan (Lo-fau-shan)), Ruyuan, 40 km W Guang Zhou (=Canton), Longtoushan (=Drachenkopf (Dragon Head)); Guangxi: Nanning; Hainan: Lingshan, Wuzhishan; Sichuan: Gongga Shan: 29-41'N, 10158'E, 70 km NW Chengdu), northern Thailand (Chiang Nan: Bo Luang), Myanmar (25 E Putao).
For the first time, China had stationed fighter aircraft in the Gongga airfield in the Tibet Autonomous Region throughout the winter months.