Nanda Devi


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Nan·da De·vi

 (nŭn′də dā′vē)
A peak, 7,816 m (25,643 ft) high, of the Himalaya Mountains in northern India. It was first scaled in 1936.

Nanda Devi

(ˈnʌndə ˈdiːvɪ)
n
(Placename) a mountain in N India, in Uttarakhand in the Himalayas. Height: 7817 m (25 645 ft)

Nan•da De•vi

(ˈnʌn dɑ ˈdeɪ vi)
n.
a mountain in N India, in Uttar Pradesh: a peak of the Himalayas. 25,645 ft. (7817 m).
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Noun1.Nanda Devi - a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)Nanda Devi - a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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While her looks and her laboured pronunciation of Hindi militated against her, she persevered - even rejecting the Wadias' suggestion that she be known as Nanda Devi and wear a black wig with long pigtails.
Auli is situated in Uttarakhand and offers tourists a chance to forget all their travails through its panoramic views of the lofty mountain peaks of the Himalayas, such as Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamat Kamet.
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.
The words of Harold William Tilman, pictured right, on 29 August 1936, after he and Noel Odell became the first conquerors of Nanda Devi, India's second highest mountain.
365 Hops in combination with Nanda Devi Trek and Tours offers comprehensive skiing programs to enable the adventure enthusiasts enjoy this activity in a safe and fun filled manner.
Nanda Devi is a new age album of instrumental music crafted in tribute to nature's glory, and in especial honor of the sacred mountain Nanda Devi in Northern India.
Nanda Devi divisional forest officer Rajiv Dhiman said, "The visitors will use a three-kilometre stretch.
A watch tower here gives you a panoramic and breathtaking view of the Himalayan peaks of Trishul, Nanda Devi, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
And Sherpa immigrants became the favourites of mountaineers like Eric Shipton who went up Nanda Devi in 1937.
Bilal Habib (India): Design and Development of an Ecological Monitoring Programme in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Uttarakhand, India, involving local communities;
RARE LEOPARD: Three snow leopards were captured by the cameras installed in the Nanda Devi National Park in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district of India.
As we hit a hairpin bend, we catch a glorious view of the great Himalayas; the fabled powdery peaks of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchachuli, aglow in the evening sun.