The Kangchenjunga, is the third highest mountain on earth.Three of its main peak marks the borderline to India, Kangchenjunga Main (8'586 m), -Central (8'482 m) and -South (8'494 m). Other main summits are the Kangchenjunga West (8'505 m) and Kangbachen (7'903 m). The Kangchenjunga West (8'505 m) is connected by a ridge to the Jannu (7'710 m) and the Kangchenjunga South (8'494 m) to the Kabru massif (7'412 m).
First ascent: 25.05.1955 by British expedition, Joe Brown and George Band. One day later Norman D. Hardie und Antony H. R. Streather reached the summit as well.
The stamp is showing a plane over the Darjeeling region and the Kangchenjunga Himal in the background.
Nepal 1971, Kangchenjunga.
The stamp is showing a view from Oktang (Nepal) towards the Kangchenjunga south-face.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains".
Poland 1978, Kangchenjunga.
India 1978, "Indian Conquest of Kangchenjunga".
Major Prem Chand and Naik N.D.Sherpa of the Army Expedition scaled the summit of Kanchenjunga at 2.45 P.M. on 31st May 1977 and planted the National and Army flags very near the summit.
India 1982, Centenary of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
The Kangchenjunga Range in the background.
India 1988, Kangchenjunga east face seen from India.
The stamp was issued in the series "Himalayan Peaks".
The stamp is showing a view from the southwest towards Jannu and the Kangchenjunga in the background.
Tanzania 1999, "The Himalayas".
(the picture above, depicts the inscription on the painting)
Artwork (1940, 36 x 52 cm), Artist: Xu Beihong (Chinese painter 1895-1953).
The Biography of Xu Beihong reads, that Xu Beihong visited Darjeeling in 1940.
Nepal 2004, Kangchenjunga
The stamp is showing a view from Pang Pema (Nepal) towards Kangchenjunga north-face.
The stamp was issued in the series "Nepal's Eight-Thousanders".
India 2004, "100th Birthday of Swjatoslaw Roerich".
In the background a painting by Swjatoslaw Roerich.
"Kangchenjunga in the evening"
1952, Tempera on canvas, 92x153 cm
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath Bangalore, India.
In the year 2004 the Russian Post issued for the same reason a postage stamp, which features another painting of Swjatoslaw Roerichs "Two Peaks" (Gepang Goh).
Nepal 2006, "Golden Jubilee of the First Ascent of Kangchenjunga".
The stamp is showing a view from the west across the Ramtang Glacier towards Kangchenjunga massif.
Nepal 2015, "Diamond Jubilee of the First Ascent of Kangchenjunga".
A view from Pang Pema towards Kangchenjunga north-face.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet
"Diamond Jubilee of the First successful Ascent of Mt. Kangchenjunga and Mt. Makalu".
The Kangchenjunga Range is shown on the illustration in the following stamp series:
Gambia 2004, "Bicentenary" (Darjeeling Himalayan Railway).
There is existing a cindarella issue from Gabun 2010/2011, often offered in the net.
(picture you can see here)