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14. Mount Gongga


Mount Gongga gònggā shān 贡嘎山   




This stamp was issued in 1965 in a set of 5 stamps celebrating Chinese mountaineering achievements. Mount Gongga is the highest mountain in the Sichuan province, China. 


The character for mountain has changed over time from a simple picture of a mountain. 


Suggested activities:

  • Find out the height of Mount Gongga. 
  • Compare Mount Gongga to the highest mountain in the world - Mount Everest. 
  • Compare Mount Gongga to the highest mountain in the UK - Ben Nevis, Scotland. 

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