Gurla Mandhata

Local name纳木那尼峰
LocationBurang, China

Gurla Mandhata, or Naimona'nyi or Nemo Nani is the highest peak of the Nalakankar Himal, a small subrange of the Himalaya.It is named after king Mandhata of suryavansha of Ikshvaku dynasty. It lies in Burang County of the Ngari Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, near the northwest corner of Nepal. It is the 34th highest peak in the world. It is also notable for being well within the Tibetan Plateau and relatively far away from other peaks of height greater than 7500 metres. It sits roughly across Lake Manasarovar from the sacred peak of Mount Kailash. The Tibetan name, Naimona'nyi, is said to come from naimo = "herbal medicine", na = "black", nyi = "heaped-up slabs", giving "the mountain of heaped-up slabs of black herbal medicine."

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Address China

Coordinates 30°26'17.227" N 81°17'45.984" E

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