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Annapurna

(ən-nəpo͝or`nə), massif of the Himalayas, N central Nepal, forming a ridge 35 mi (56 km) long, including two of the highest peaks in the world, Annapurna I (26,502 ft/8,078 m) in the west and Annapurna II (26,041 ft/7,938 m) in the east. The summit of Annapurna I was first reached in 1950 by a French expedition led by Maurice Herzog.

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See study of Herzog's ascent by D. Roberts (2000).

Annapurna

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a massif of the Himalayas, in Nepal. Highest peak: 8078 m (26 502 ft.)
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