Kangchenjunga


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Kangchenjunga

, Kanchenjunga, Kinchinjunga
a mountain on the border between Nepal and Sikkim, in the Himalayas: the third highest mountain in the world. Height: 8598 m (28 208 ft.)
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"Value of Forest Ecosystem Services A quantitative estimation from the Kangchenjunga landscape in eastern Nepal": Working Paper 2012/5 84 Panta, M., et al.
Elise recalls one of her most touching moments on the trip occurred at the sacred mountain of Kangchenjunga, when Jangu changed into traditional dress to say a prayer for her late father.
Her latest novel for adults, Thin Air, is set in 1935 on Kangchenjunga, the Himalayan mountain said to be more deadly than Everest.
After finding herself mesmerized by the history, vastness and the terrifying solitude of the Himalayas, Paver used it as the setting for this undeniably gripping account of a 1935 expedition up Kangchenjunga.
That was followed by two unsuccessful attempts on Kangchenjunga, in 2013 and 2014.
India's nomination in the ' Mixed Category' -- Sikkim's ' Kangchenjunga National Park' -- and that in a ' Transnational Category' -- ' Works of architect Le Corbusier', known for designing the beautiful Chandigarh -- are also in favourable positions.
From Delhi you travel up to the famous old British Hill Station of Darjeeling, with time to explore before trekking along the India/Nepal border on the broad, undulating Singalila Ridge revealing views of mighty Kangchenjunga.
The 14-day expedition ended on March 10 after the group reached the 5,360 metre Gokyo Ri summit facing Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga.
You can get a spectacular view of the Kangchenjunga from Gangtok and the town makes for a perfect base for travel through the state.The next morning was blissful.
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Her afternoon presentation on sharing nursing skills in Nepal drew on her recent experience in the eastern part of that country with the Kangchenjunga School Project (KSP), a small aid organisation that has worked with people in the region for 25 years.