Pelkhu Tso lake (4580m) and Chalung Ri (6767m)
Pelkhu Tso is a large salt lake located north of Sisha Pangma (8027m)
and Gang Benchen (7299m)
. It drains the glaciers of the northern Langtang Himal located on the Tibetan side of the Himalaya, including the massif around Chalung Ri
, an unclimbed 6767m high peak, which can be seen in the centre-left of the picture.
Picture taken from the NE shore of Pelkhu Tso near the village of Lawu, looking SW.
(Nyalam County Shigatse Prefecture - Tibet – 2 March 2008)