Namcha Barwa

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Namcha Barwa

 

a mountain peak in the eastern Himalayas, in the bend of the Brahmaputra River. It has an elevation of 7,756 m and towers more than 5,000 m above the Brahmaputra Valley. It is composed of crystalline rocks, and its slopes are covered with glaciers.

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