Manaslu 8'163 m
The Manaslu, also known as Kutang is the eighth highest mountain of the world.
It forms with the Harka Gurung Ngadi Chuli and the Himalchuli the Manaslu Himal, which is also known as Mansiri Himal or the Gorkha massif. The massif is situated between Annapurna Himal in the west and Ganesh Himal in the east.
First ascent: 09.05.1956 by T. Imanishi (Japan) and Gyalzen Norbu (Sherpa).
Japan 1956, Manaslu, "First Ascent of Manaslu".
The stamp is showing a view from the north, the main summit at 8'163 m is on the left and the east pinnacle at 7'992 metres on the right.
Nepal 1960, Manaslu and King Mahendra of Nepal (1920-1972).
Nepal 1973, Manaslu Himal in the background.
The old royal palace (Gorkha Durbar) in the foreground. The Palace is situated in the old town of Gorkha (Prithbhinarayan) at an altitude of about 1000 metres.
Nepal 1997, Manaslu, Everest and Fuji (Japan).
"Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Nepal and Japan".
Nepal 2004, Manaslu.
Nepal 2006, Manaslu, "Golden Jubilee of the First Ascent".
The stamp is showing a view from Lho (north-east).