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Gyala Peri
Gyala Peri
(Chinese: 加拉白垒, Pinyin: Jiālābáilěi) is a peak just beyond the eastern end of the Himalayas
Himalayas
at the entrance to Tsangpo gorge. It is part of Nyenchen Tanglha Shan,[3] although it is sometimes included in Namcha Barwa Himal
Namcha Barwa Himal
of the Himalayas. Gyala Peri
Gyala Peri
lies just north of the Great Bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, the main river of southeastern Tibet, which becomes the Brahmaputra
Brahmaputra
in India. It is 22 km NNW of the higher Namcha Barwa.

Contents

1 Notable features 2 Climbing history 3 Footnotes 4 Other sources

Notable features[edit] Gyala Peri
Gyala Peri
has great vertical relief above the Tsangpo gorge
Tsangpo gorge
and is the highest peak of the Nyenchen Tanglha Shan.[3] Climbing history[edit] The first ascent of Gyala Peri
Gyala Peri
was in 1986, by a Japanese expedition, via the South Ridge. The group spent about one and one-half months on the mountain.[2] The U.K. Alpine Club's Himalayan Index[4] lists no other ascents. Footnotes[edit]

^ a b c "China I: Tibet
Tibet
- Xizang". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-02-10.  ^ a b Yoshio Ogata (1991). "A secret mountain". Himalayan Journal. Mumbai: Himalayan Club. 49. Retrieved May 19, 2011.  ^ a b "Nyainqêntanglha Shan". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27.  ^ "Himalayan Index". London: Alpine Club. Retrieved May 19, 2011. 

Other sources[edit]

Neate, Jill (1990). High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks. Seattle: Mountaineers Books. ISBN 0-89886-238-8.  Namcha Barwa, NH 46-12 (Map). 1:250,000. U.S. Army Map Service. 1955. Retrieved 2011-06-08.  "Gyala Peri, China". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved

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