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A peak, 8,167 m (26,795 ft) high, in the Himalaya Mountains of west-central Nepal. It was first scaled in 1960.


(Placename) a mountain in W central Nepal, in the Himalayas. Height: 8172 m (26 810 ft)


(ˌdaʊ ləˈgɪər i)

a mountain in W central Nepal: a peak of the Himalayas. 26,826 ft. (8180 m).
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Noun1.Dhaulagiri - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,820 feet high)Dhaulagiri - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,820 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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The stall has unique Nepali handicrafts on display, such as wooden peacock windows, brass and bronze utensils, khukuris, dhakatopis, purses, teas, Pashmina, and musical instruments, such as the damphu, madal, and sarangi, along with fascinating photos of Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, and other cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur.
His relatives announced that the 44-year-old zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History yesterday successfully reached the top and then returned to the base camp of the 7th-highest peak in the world - Dhaulagiri (8172 m).
Sherchan was drawn towards mountaineering for the first time in 1960 when he was assigned by the Nepalese government to be a liaison officer for a team from Switzerland that was attempting to climb Mount Dhaulagiri.
Indian Air Force is embarking upon a mountaineering expedition to Mt Dhaulagiri in Nepal from 15 Apr to 03 Jun 2017.
This book presents digital images of 13 mountains--Kailash, Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Ushba, Denali, Aconcagua, Nanda Devi, Mount Everest, K2, Dhaulagiri, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and Masherbrum--created at the German Aerospace Center using satellite photos to produce digital terrain models that were transformed into photorealistic virtual views from difficult viewpoints.
Soria has already begun his training regime for the remaining two 8,000ers, Dhaulagiri in the spring of 2017 followed by Shishapangma in the autumn.
The research expedition centres on the Dhaulagiri massif - the 7th highest mountain on Earth whose peak reaches a staggering 8,167m.
They originally hail from the west and south of Dhaulagiri Mountain to the Mahabharata foothills in the south and Kali Gandaki River Basin in the east.
FUG Database of Dolakha, Ramechap and Dhaulagiri Districts.
Shahu, review of Out Here in Kathmandu: Modernity on the Global Periphery, by Mark Lichechty, Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 6 (2012): 143-52.
Sudden weather changes likely related to Cyclone Hudhud are believed to be the cause of a significant early-season snowstorm and resultant avalanche in Nepal, where 43 hikers and guides were killed on Mount Dhaulagiri.
While these divisions are largely artificial, the deep defile carved by the antecedent Kali Gandaki River between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains has been an effective dispersal barrier to many species (Conservation International, 2012).