Mufu Mountains

The Mufu Mountains (Chinese: 幕阜山; pinyin: Mùfù Shān) are a range of mountains located on the border of Jiangxi and Hubei provinces in China.

Mufu Range
幕阜山
Rice fields in a valley in the Mufu Range, seen from National Highway 106 east of Tongshan
Highest point
Elevation1,597.2 m (5,240 ft)
Coordinates28°59′N 113°50′E
Geography
Mufu Range
Location in China
LocationHubei, Hunan and Jiangxi, China
Parent rangeLuoxiao Mountains

Some maps label the range as 幕埠山, which would be transliterated as Mùbù Shān (Mubu Mountains), but this apparently is a typo.[1]

Description

The Mufu range is a subrange of the Luoxiao Mountains. It stretches for about 200 km in a roughly southwest-northeast direction between close to Pingjiang in Hunan to the Yangtze valley near Jiujiang.[2]

References

  1. Hubei provincial map sold throughout the province for Y4. Published by "Hubei Sheng Dituyuan" (Hubei Provincial Mapping Office) in June 2008. No ISBN. Other available sources (provincial atlases, etc) all have Mufu (幕阜)
  2. Mufu Mountains
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