Mount Pan

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Mount Pan
盘山
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Highest point
Elevation 858 m (2,815 ft)
Coordinates 40°05′0″N117°16′0″E / 40.08333°N 117.26667°E / 40.08333; 117.26667 Coordinates: 40°05′0″N117°16′0″E / 40.08333°N 117.26667°E / 40.08333; 117.26667 [1]
Geography
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Mount Pan
Location in North China Plain
Location Ji County, Tianjin, China

Mount Pan (simplified Chinese :盘山; traditional Chinese :盤山; pinyin :Pán Shān) is a mountain in Ji County, Tianjin Municipality, People's Republic of China. It is located 120 kilometres (75 mi) from Tianjin and 90 kilometres (56 mi) from Beijing. [2] It has an area of 20 square kilometers and its highest peak is 858 meters above the sea level. [3]

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References

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  2. "Profile of Mount Pan" (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2008-09-30. Retrieved 2008-09-24.
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