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A mountain, 8,463 m (27,765 ft) high, in the Himalaya Mountains of northeast Nepal. It was first scaled in 1955.


(Placename) a massif in NE Nepal, on the border with Tibet in the Himalayas


(ˈmʌk əˌlu)

a mountain in the Himalayas, on the boundary between Nepal and Tibet. 27,790 ft. (8470 m).
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Noun1.Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 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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Container vessels MSC Silvana, MSC Saturn and Express Makalu and Gas carrier C-Express are due to arrive Monday, 5th March-2018.
He is also scheduled to undertake a Heli flight to see Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nupche, Makalu and other high Himalayan peaks.
High side berth occupancy was recorded at the port at 71% on Tuesday where a total of twelve ships namely, CSAV Tyndoll, Maersk Columbus, X-Press Makalu, Era-s, Norstar Invictus, Industrial Century, Agios Nicolas, Gas Amazon, Everich-6, Golar Bear, Methane Nile Eagle and Gao Chang-2 are currently occupying PQA berths to load/ offload Containers, Rice, Crude Oil, General Cargo, Soya Bean, LPG, LNG and Palm.
The couple is now in Kathmandu to lobby with the government authorities to get their summit certificates back, said an official at trekking agency Makalu Adventure, which ran the Everest expedition for them.
After his success in the Himalayas, Petrov remains the most successful Bulgarian mountaineer, and from 2009 to 2017 he has climbed 10 of the eight-thousand metere peaks of the planet - Gasherbrum-1 (8068), Kanchenzjonga (8586), Broad Peak (8047) (8611), Manaus (8163), Annapurna (8091), Makalu (8463), Nanga Parbat (8126), and this year - Gasherbrum-2 (8035) and Dhaulagiri (8172).
Another of Dudley's snow leopards, Makalu, is due to move to Darjeeling Zoo in India within the next fortnight.
Tenders are invited for Caretaking and maintenance services at guest house situated at urja near aaditya petrol pump of iocl gangapur road behind hotel makalu anandvalli nashik_422 013 as per enclosed scope of work.
Over into Nepal there are distant views of the Kangshung face of Everest, Makalu and Lhotse, as well as extensive views into Sikkim and Bhutan.
This picture, taken by Howard-Bury during the expedition, shows both Chomo Lonzo ('the Bird Goddess') in Tibet and Makalu on the border between Nepal and China, in the distance.
Hayes checked on towns along the way on his four-day trek down from Makalu Advanced Base Camp at 5,700m in eastern Nepal.
Chigger mites (Acari: Trombiculidae) from Makalu region in Nepal Himalaya with a description of three new species.
Luxurious and exclusive hand-made rugs are featured in Hall 17 where renowned designers and manufacturers including Rug Star Floor to Heaven Jan Kath Design Makalu Obetee Reuber Henning Hossein Rezvani Wool and Silk Rugs and Zollanvari will be showcasing their latest creations.