- Yarlung Zangbo River
- 6,020 metre(s)
- China ()
The source of the Yarlung Zangbo River lies some 6,020 m (19,750 ft) above sea level at the foot of the Angsi Glacier in Tibet, China. No continuously flowing river has a higher origin. It flows east across the Tibetan Plateau, falling to 3,000 m (9,800 ft) before crossing into India, where it is known as the Brahmaputra River.
The mean elevation of the river has been estimated to be around 4,000 m (13,123 ft).