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Mountain Name(s): Nun     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 7135 m / 23409 ft     Snow line: 5000 m / 16404 ft
Summit(s): Kun; (7 077 m /23 219 feet)
    Prominence: Please update
Location: India     Isolation: 4 km/2 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 33°58'50.642''N
76°1'14.257''E
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    Climbing Season(s): 01 Jul - 30 Sep;
Parent Range: Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport (IXL);
Range: Please update     Convenience Center(s): Delhi; Kargil;
First Ascent: ??/??/1953     National Park(s): Please update

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Nun is the highest peak in between Zanskar and Kargil regions of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas. The approach to Nun Base Camp is appealingly short and easily accessible by road. You will acclimatise on the easier Stok Kangri (6,121m / 20,082ft), the highest mountain in the Stok Range. This is your opportunity to summit two stunning Himalayan mountains.
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  • The Nun Kun mountain massif consists of a pair of Himalayan peaks: Nun, 7,135 m (23,409 ft) and its neighbor peak Kun, 7,077 m (23,218 ft).[3] Nun is the highest peak in the part of the Himalayan range lying on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. (There are higher peaks in the Indian part of the Karakoram range.) The massif is located near the Suru valley, about 250 km (160 mi) east of Srinagar, the state capital. Kun is located north of Nun and is separated from it by a snowy plateau of about 4 km (2.5 mi) in length. Pinnacle Peak, 6,930 m (22,736 ft), is the third highest summit of the group. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nun_Kun

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