Mount Jizhen

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Mount Jizhen
鸡枕山

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The subpeak of Jizhen Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 1,175 m (3,855 ft)
Coordinates 23°45′4.97″N113°50′28.63″E / 23.7513806°N 113.8412861°E / 23.7513806; 113.8412861 Coordinates: 23°45′4.97″N113°50′28.63″E / 23.7513806°N 113.8412861°E / 23.7513806; 113.8412861
Geography
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Mount Jizhen
鸡枕山
Location in China
Location Conghua, Guangdong, China
Parent range Jiulian Mountains

Mount Jizhen (simplified Chinese :鸡枕山; traditional Chinese :雞枕山; pinyin :Jīzhěn Shān; literally: "Cockscomb Mountain") is the second highest mountain in Guangzhou, China, with an altitude of 1,175 metre s (3,855  ft ), just 35 meters lower than Tiantang Peak.

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It bases at the east of Liuxi River National Forest Park. [1] The mountain was named of cockscomb for its summit and subpeak together looks like cockscomb in the distance. The subpeak, which rises to a height of 1,146.7 metre s (3,762  ft ) above sea level, is much more famous than the main peak. This results some people mistakenly used its height as the mountain's elevation.

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