National Mountain of India | Symbols of India

National Mountain of India | Symbols of India

There is no Official National Mountain of India. “Nanda Devi” is the Highest Mountain in the Republic of India. It is Holy to the Hindus, source of the Ganges River. The Mountain is located in the state of Uttarakhand between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east. The surrounding Nanda Devi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.

The Kangchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India. It ranked 3rd highest summit in the world with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). The highest mountain Kangchenjunga is located at the border of India and Nepal in the great Himalayas range, Sikkim.

The Kamet is the highest summit in the Zaskar Mountain Range of the Garhwal region in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. Kamet is the second highest mountain summit of the Garhwal Himalayas. It is the third highest mountain peak of India with an elevation of 7,756 m (25,446 ft).

The Saltoro Kangri is the highest peak of the Saltoro Mountain ranges. It is the biggest range of the greater Himalaya mountains. Saltoro Mountains are situated at the center of great Karakoram and very near to the longest glaciers in the world, the Siachen Glacier. The Saltoro Kangri is the 31st highest independent mountain peak in the world. It has an elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft) in Kashmir.

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