Mount Kanchenjunga


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Noun1.Mount Kanchenjunga - a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)Mount Kanchenjunga - a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
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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Nepalese officials say an avalanche has swept three climbers and they are now presumed dead on the slopes of Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third tallest peak, the Associated press reports Friday.
Kathmandu, Rajab 15, 1434, May 25, 2013, SPA -- Officials in Nepal said five missing mountain climbers were likely killed by an avalanche on Mount Kanchenjunga earlier this week, UPI reported.
Dubai The peak of Mount Kanchenjunga overlooking Tinkitam, Sikkim, Northern India is considered so sacred by the locals that successful climbing expeditions have always stopped a few feet short of the actual summit before planting their flag and plotting their descent.
Oh's claim to have scaled all 14 mountains over 8,000 metres has been challenged by some experts, who doubt she reached the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga on the Nepal-Tibet border last year as claimed.