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Nanda Devi 7'816 m

The Nanda Devi is the highest mountain in the Garhwal Himal and the second highest in India after the Kangchenjunga at the India-Nepal border. Nanda Devi is ranked as the 23rd highest peak on earth. The mountain has two summits: The main one at 7'816m and the other, Nanda Devi East, at 7' 434m.

It is situated about 15 kilometres in the northeast of Trishul.

First ascent: 29.08.1936, British Expedition, Noel Odell and Bill Tilman.

 

India Nandadevi Nanda Devi mountasin stamp

India 1983, Nanda Devi.

 

India Nandadevi Nanda Devi

India 1988, Nanda Devi.
The stamp was issued in the series "Himalayan Peaks".

 

 

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