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Kangchenjunga early in the morning,
viewed frae Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, Indie
Heichest pynt
Elevation8,586 m (28,169 ft) [1]
Ranked 3rd
Prominence3,922 m (12,867 ft) [2]
Ranked 29t
Isolation124 kilometre (77 mi)
Coordinates27°42′09″N 88°08′48″E / 27.70250°N 88.14667°E / 27.70250; 88.14667Coordinates: 27°42′09″N 88°08′48″E / 27.70250°N 88.14667°E / 27.70250; 88.14667[2]
Kangchenjunga is located in Nepal
Location Nepal-Indie border
LocationNepal–Indie border[2]
Parent rangeHimalayas
First ascent25 Mey 1955 by
Joe Brown an George Band
(First winter ascent 11 Januar 1986 Jerzy Kukuczka an Krzysztof Wielicki)
Easiest routeglacier/snaw/ice climb

Kangchenjunga (Nepali: कञ्चनजङ्घा, Sikkimese an Tibetan: གངས་ཆེན་མཛོད་ལྔ་, Hindi: कंचनजंघा) is the third heichest moontain in the warld.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carter, H. A. (1985). "Classification of the Himalaya" (PDF). American Alpine Journal. American Alpine Club. 27 (59): 109–141.
  2. a b c Jurgalski, E., de Ferranti, J. and A. Maizlish (2000–2005). "High Asia II – Himalaya of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and adjoining region of Tibet". Peaklist.org.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  3. Freshfield, D. W. (1903). Round Kangchenjunga: a narrative of mountain travel and exploration. London: Edward Arnold.