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Namcha Barwa and Gyala Peri location map

Namcha Barwa and Gyala Peri

The Namcha Barwa (7782m) on the right and the Gyala Peri on the left (7294m) are a pair of mountain peaks that flank the Tsangpo Gorge where the Yarlung Tsangpo river descends from the Tibetan Plateau in a deep and narrow valley. Behind the mountains of eastern Tibet.

View: Namcha Barwa and Gyala Peri
Location: Lon 94.567°
Lat 29.28°
Altitude: 19 km
Direction: 40°
Camera Angle: 50°
User Rating: 2.5
Location Map:    Visible Topography
Namcha Barwa and Gyala Peri location map
Namcha Barwa and Gyala Peri

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Visitor comments:

by Christian Garan from Philippines posted on Fri Feb 6 2009 13:28:15
By merely seeing the picture of Mt. Namcha Barwa, I was amazed!It sis indeed a wonderful site to behold.Wow! that was the first word i said upon seeing it.
by Russell Towle from United States posted on Fri Feb 22 2008 23:06:12
Christopher,\\r\\n\\r\\nWonderful rendering of Himlayan terrain. I do not detect vertical exaggeration, which is something I avoid in my own POV-Ray landscapes, too. This reach of the Brahmaputra was once thought to contain the highest waterfalls in the world, but it proved very difficult to explore.\\r\\n\\r\\nIt is interesting that the Ganges and Brahmaputra not only arise near each other, as do the Rhine and the Danube, but that they also actually meet before entering the Bay of Bengal. One of our world's many marvels.\\r\\n\\r\\nThank you.
by Gordon Wiltsie posted on Sun Dec 2 2007 05:56:56
After traveling the narrowest part of the Tsangpo River Gorge in 1993 (where the terrain is hard to imagine from the bottom of the canyon), I am stunned by this spectacular visualization.
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