Gang Benchen is located west of Shisha Pangma near Pelkhu Tso. It is also known under the name of Kang Benchen, Kangpengquing, Kangpenqin, Kangbochin and Kangboqen. Different refences give an altitude of 7211, 7281, 7295 or 7299m. The most authoritative website (8000ers.com) gives 7299m. It was first climbed in 1982 by a Japanese expedition.
(Nyalam County Shigatse Prefecture - Tibet – 15 November 2007)
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