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Annapurna

Region(s): Asia, Nepal: (Western Region)
Parent Range:
Max. Elevation: 8 091 m / 26 545 ft
Geology: Tectonic
Average Length: 34 miles / 55 km
Average Width: N/D
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Overview

Range Name(s):
Annapurna
Max. Elevation:
8 091 m / 26 545 ft
Region(s):
Asia
Location:
Asia, Nepal: (Western Region)
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking
Starting Point:
Parent Range: Please update
Geology:
Tectonic
Snow line:
5 000 m / 16 404 ft
Average Length:
34 miles / 55 km
Average Width: Please update
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Location

Asia, Nepal: (Western Region)
  • Your Chance To Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    This region is famous by Annapusnar 1,2,3 and 4. And by tracking routs as well. Here are a number of tracking mountains about 6500 m high – usually non-technical, but provides a challenging classical Himalayan climb.
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    Annapurna massif is part of the southern spur of the Great Himalaya Range. On the southern side of Annapurna forms a closed circus with steep walls, known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, on the north side - ice and snow slopes. Besides Annapurna I, there are 13 peaks over 7,000 m and 16 above 6000 m Massif inherently with unstable weather and powerful avalanche.
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    Located in the western part of Nepal, 30 kilometers from Pokhara, 180 from Kathmandu, 40 kilometres from the border with China.
  • Did You Know Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Annapurna I from the Annapurna massif is the first eight-thousanders, conquered by man. French climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal summited June 3, 1950.

     

    In Annapurna massif there is an Machapuchare mountain (6998 m) (also Machapuchre "Fishtail") - which is revered by the locals as the
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Last update: Mountain Planet (23 Sep 2018) • History
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