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Highest Mountain Peak in India

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Highest Mountain Peak in India

The Highest Mountain Peak of India is Kanchenjunga – (28169 ft, 8586 m)

Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world and 1st in India. Kanchenjunga has an elevation of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft). The meaning of Kanchenjunga is “The Five Treasures of Snows” and these treasures are gold, silver, gems, grain, and holy books. Kanchenjunga is a group of five peaks out of which four are over 8450 ft. All these five peaks are believed to be repositories of God. Three of five peaks (main, central and south) are on the border of North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India and the Taplejung District of Nepal. The other two peaks are completely in Nepal’s Talpejung District.

Dear Readers, Examclear team here providing The List of Important Peaks in India which will be asked for 1 or 2 Marks in All Govt Job competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Civil Services, RRB Railway Exams, and other Public Service Commission Exams. You can also download List of Important Peaks in India pdf format.

State

Peak

Height (m)

Andhra Pradesh

Arma Konda

1,680

Arunachal Pradesh

Kangto (shared with Tibet)

7,090

Assam

Unnamed peak near Laike

1,960

Bihar

Someshwar Fort

880

Chhattisgarh

Bailadila Range

1,276

Goa

Sosogad

1,022

Gujarat

Girnar

1,145

Haryana

Karoh Peak

1,499

Himachal Pradesh

Reo Purgyil (shared withTibet)

6,816

Jammu and Kashmir(claimed)

K2

8,611

Jammu and Kashmir(administered)

Saltoro Kangri

7,742

Jharkhand

Parasnath

1,366

Karnataka

Mullayanagiri

1,925

Kerala

Anamudi

2,695

Madhya Pradesh

Dhupgarh

1,350

Maharashtra

Kalsubai

1,646

Manipur

Mount Iso (Tenipu)

2,994

Meghalaya

Shillong Peak

1,965

Mizoram

Phawngpui

2,165

Nagaland

Mount Saramati (Shared withMyanmar)

3,841

Odisha

Deomali

1,672

Punjab

Unnamed point on the Naina Devi range

1,000

Rajasthan

Guru Shikhar

1,722

Sikkim

Kangchenjunga (Shared withNepal)

8,598

Tamil Nadu

Doddabetta

2,636

Telangana

Laxmidevipalli

670

Tripura

Betalongchhip

1,097

Uttar Pradesh

Amsot Peak

957

Uttarakhand

Nanda Devi

7,816

West Bengal

Sandakphu (Shared with Nepal)

3,636


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