Paektu Muntain

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Paektu Muntain
Changbai Shan
Paektu-san.jpg
Paektu Muntain volcano, Aprile 2003
Elevation 2,744 m (9,003 ft)
Prominence 2,593 m (8,507 ft)
Leetin Kintra heich pynt
Ultra
Location
Paektu Muntain is located in North Korea
Paektu Muntain
Paektu Muntain
Location in North Korea, on the border wi Cheenae
Location Ryanggang, North Korea
Jilin, Cheenae
Coordinates 42°00′20″N 128°03′19″E / 42.00556°N 128.05528°E / 42.00556; 128.05528Coordinates: 42°00′20″N 128°03′19″E / 42.00556°N 128.05528°E / 42.00556; 128.05528
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 1903[1]

Changbai, Paektu, or Baektu Muntain is an active volcano on the border atween North Korea an Cheenae. At 2,744 m (9,003 ft), it is the heichest muntain o the Changbai an Baekdudaegan ranges. It is an aa the heichest muntain on the Korean Peninsula an in northeastren Cheenae.[2] A lairge crater loch, cried Heaven Loch, is in the caldera atop the muntain.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Baekdusan". Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1005-06-. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 
  2. Ehlers, Jürgen; Gibbard, Philip (2004). Quaternary Glaciations: South America, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Antarctica. Elsevier. "The Changbai Mountain is the highest (2570 m a.s.l.) in north-eastern China (42°N,128°E) on the border between China and Korea."