Saka Haphong

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Saka Haphong
Mowdok Taung
Saka Haphong.jpg
Saka Haphong
Heichest pynt
Elevation1,052 m (3,451 ft) [1]
Prominence820 m (2,690 ft) [2]
Isolation42 kilometre (26 mi)
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates21°47′19″N 92°36′31″E / 21.78861°N 92.60861°E / 21.78861; 92.60861Coordinates: 21°47′19″N 92°36′31″E / 21.78861°N 92.60861°E / 21.78861; 92.60861
Saka Haphong is locatit in Bangladesh
Saka Haphong
Saka Haphong
Location in Bangladesh (on the border wi Burma)
LocationBangladeshBurma border
Parent rangeMowdok range
Muntain teepMoontain

Saka Haphong (also Mowdok Taung or Tlang Moy) is a peak in Bangladesh, eften conseedert the heichest pynt o the kintra, wi an elevation o 1,052 metres (3,451 ft).[3][4] Locatit on the Bangladesh–Burma border, it is situatiit atween Thanchi, Bandarban, Bangladesh an the Chin State o Burma.

Saka Haphong is nae offeecially the heichest peak o Bangladesh,[5][6] but maps an ither data indicate thare are naw heicher peaks within the kintra.[1] In February 2006 a GPS reading of 1,064 metres wis recordit on this summit bi Inglis adventurer Ginge Fullen.[7][nae in citation given] The location he recorded, 21°47′11″N 92°36′36″E / 21.78639°N 92.61°E, accurately matches the location gien by Roushie topographic mapping[8][nae in citation given] and SRTM data, awtho these soorces shaw its hicht tae be slichtly lower, at 1,052 metres. Recently twa trekking clubs coontit the hicht o Saka Haphong as 3,488 and 3,461 feet respectively.[9] Ony o these figures waud make it the heichest moontain in Bangladesh, exceedin the hicht o Keokradong which is 3,172 feet heich.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mowdok Mual, Bangladesh". Retrieved 2014-07-28.[sel-published soorce]
  2. SRTM data in agreement with 1:200,000 Soviet topographic mapping
  3. Bao-Rong Lu, General information of the areas visited and the collecting routes, A Report On BRRI-IRRI Cooperative Collection of Wild Oryza Species In Bangladesh[deid airtin], page 5, International Rice Research Institute, October 1529, 1998[deid airtin]
  4. Country-wise highest points,[deid airtin]
  5. Chowdhury, Masud Hasan (2012). "Physiography". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  6. "Bangladesh". The World Factbook. CIA.
  7. "World peaks climbed". Ginge Fullen. Archived frae the oreeginal on 29 July 2014.[sel-published soorce]
  8. "Relevant section of the Topographic Map". Топографическая карта Украины, России, Беларуси. 1965. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 May 2013.
  9. "'Second highest hill' spotted by 4 youths". The Daily Star. 28 February 2011.