Mountains Of India - Nun Kun

Nun Kun is a mountain massif (Massif) standing in the Union Territory of Ladakh, India. This massif has two peaks - 7,135 m (23,409 ft) high Nun Parvat and just north of it is 7,077 m (23,218 ft) high Kun mountain. There is a snow-covered plateau 4 km long between the two peaks. This massif is near Suru valley of Kargil district and is bordered by the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Nun Kun is 250 km east of Srinagar.


To the north of Nun Kun Punjak lies Suru valley and Zanskar ranges. To the east is Suru Valley and 4400 meters high Pensi La (Pass), which separates it from Zanskar Valley. To the south is the Kishtwar National Reserve and the Crush Nai River. To the southwest and south is a collection of glaciers, mountains, and rivers that cross the Kashmir valley, Kishtwar and Doda. There is also a third peak of the summit near Nun Kun, the 6,930 m (22,736 ft) high Pinnacle mountain.


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