Physical Geography

Morgan & Maren


  • Second highest peak in the Saltoro Mountains.
  • Lies in the southwest of the Siachen Glacier.
  • Elevation: 24,370 ft.
  • Ranked in the world: 61.


  • Second highest mountain in Nepal after Mount Everest.
  • Located in eastern Nepal and Sikkim, India.
  • Elevation: 28,169 ft.
  • 3rd highest in the world

Climates in India

  • South: tropical.
  • Himalayan north: temperate and alpine.
  • Elevated regions receive sustained winter snowfall.
  • Nation's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert.
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