What is the highest point in Malaysia?

Mount Kinabalu towers above this mountain complex; at 13,455 feet (4,101 metres), it is the highest peak in Malaysia and in the Southeast Asian archipelago as a whole.

Where is the highest point in Malaysia?

Mount Tahan, Malay Gunung Tahan, highest peak of the Malay Peninsula (7,175 feet [2,187 m]), in the Tahan Range, West Malaysia. Mount Tahan is the central feature of Taman Negara National Park and a destination for mountaineers who begin their ascent from nearby Kuala Tahan, headquarters of the park.

How high is Mount Kinabalu?

Mount Kinabalu, along with other upland areas of the Crocker Range is well-known worldwide for its tremendous botanical and biological species biodiversity with plants of Himalayan, Australasian, and Indo-Malayan origin.

Is there any mountains in Malaysia?

Peninsular Malaysia is dominated by its mountainous core, which consists of a number of roughly parallel mountain ranges aligned north-south. The most prominent of these is the Main Range, which is about 300 miles (480 km) long and has peaks exceeding 7,000 feet (2,100 metres).

How high is Mt Everest above sea level?

The lake provides water to the Sultan Mahmud Power Station. It is the largest man-made lake in mainland South East Asia with an area of 260,000 hectares.

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Kenyir Lake
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Kenyir River
Primary outflows Terengganu River
Basin countries Malaysia

Is Mount Kinabalu the highest mountain in Malaysia?

Mount Kinabalu towers above this mountain complex; at 13,455 feet (4,101 metres), it is the highest peak in Malaysia and in the Southeast Asian archipelago as a whole.

Is Kinabalu a volcano?

Is Mount Kinabalu an active volcano? Mount Kinabalu probably is the youngest non-volcanic mountain in the world. The mountain is a massive granite extrusion, still rising through the surrounding sandstone.

How tall is Kilimanjaro?

The mountain the park is named after is one of the youngest non-volcanic mountains and it is still growing at 5mm a year. At 4095m Mount Kinabalu is not only the highest mountain in Malaysia but also the fourth tallest in South-East Asia.

How many peaks are in Mount Kinabalu?

Peak of Mount Kinabalu

No Peaks Height
15 Donkey Ears Peaks 13301 FT
16 Mushroom Peaks NA
17 Tunku Abdul Rahman Peaks 12952 FT
18 King Edward Peaks 13405 FT

Can you climb Mount Kinabalu without a guide?

Mount Kinabalu can not be climbed independent, it is compulsory to use a guide. Up to 5 people are allowed to share one guide so this is not a big expense. It is however not compulsory to do an organised tour.