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Khare Khola - Annapurna Region

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Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which literally means "full of food" (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. It is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal, that includes 8,091 meters (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, 13 additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 meters (19,690 ft). This section is a 55 km (34 mi)-long massif.

Annapurna I is tenth among Earth's fourteen eight thousanders. It rises east of the Kali Gandaki Gorge separating it from Dhaulagiri massif. 8167 meters Dhaulagiri is 34 km to the west and the gorge between is considered Earth's deepest. More info in Wikipedia.

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Comments (4)

teknath on June 10, 2008

Sir this is not burundkhola this is (khare khola) witch comes to phewa lake these two are main rivers who comes to phewa lake the can match on higher label then this place. I know very well becouse this is my birth place.

Paolo Grassi on June 11, 2008

Many thanks. I hope you are sure. I have changed photo's name. I love very much Nepal. Regards

fritz hegner on March 10, 2009

Beutiful place....been there ! Recommend not to take the 'new' road, but boat to end of Fewa and walk from there, either going Annapurna BC or Jomsom

Iloveannapurna on April 21, 2012

@Paolo, it's so lovely pictures. Mr teknath is absulatly correct, actually I am originally from very close to this point, if you turn back see one small island surrounded by river, where a siddha baraha school located , single minute take me to reach my home. Really glade to see it in google earth, we appriaciate your great work and thank you for loving Nepal.

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  • Uploaded on October 13, 2007
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    by Paolo Grassi