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Jitchu Drake (6'789 m)
 
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The Jitchu Drake, also known as Jichu Drake, is situated about 7 kilometres in the north-east of the Jomolhari and about 7 kilometres in the south-west of the Tserum Gang at the Bhutan-China border. There is a great variation about heights of peaks in Bhutan. 6714 m, 6'789 m, 6'797 m or 6'989 m is a selection of heights to be found in several sources about Jitchu Drake.

The final summit of Jitchu Drake has actually a double peak of which the south summit is lower then the north summit. First ascent of the north summit: May 1988 by Sharu Prabhu (India) & Doug Scott and Victor Saunders (UK). First ascent of the south summit: 17th May 1983 by Werner Sucher, Albert Egger, Alois Stuckler, Sepp Mayerl and Toni Ponholzer (Austria).

 

www.mountainstamp.com Bhutan Jitchudrake mountain stamp 2002 

Bhutan 2002, Jitchudrake.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Mountains of Bhutan".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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