Annapurna South (7,219 m / 23,684 ft) and One (8,091 m / 26,545 ft) from Poon Hill

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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 I is 34 km to the west and the gorge between is considered Earth's deepest.

Annapurna 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. More info in Wikipedia.

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Johaarjoshimanth Gha… on April 27, 2015

The massive mountain with the rock spire on left is actually Varahar Shikar or Fang called 7,647 m high subsidiary part of the main summit Annapurna I. From that main summit is seen only the top as a short snow dome in the upper center of the massif.

Paolo Grassi on April 28, 2015

Thanks, Johaarjoshimanth Gha…, for interesting info. Greetings.

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