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Baitou Mountain

The Baitou Mountain or Baitoushan (白頭山 in pinyin: bai2 tou2 shan1, literal meaning: "White-Headed Mountain"), known as Paektu-san in Korean, is the highest peak of the Changbai Mountains (2,744 m) and marks the border between China and North Korea. It is the highest mountain of the Korean peninsula. A lake called Tianchi (天池; Heavenly Lake) lies on the top of it.



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