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Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga, Kanchanjanga (both: kän´chənjŏŏng´gə, kăn´chĕnjŭng´gə), or Kinchinjunga (kĬn´chənjŏŏng´gə), mountain, on the India-Nepal border, E Himalayas; geologically regarded as part of the main axis of the Himalayan range. The third highest mountain in the world, it has five peaks, of which the tallest is 28,169 ft (8,586 m). In 1955 a British expedition under Charles Evans climbed the mountain, but in deference to local religious beliefs the party stopped a few yards short of the summit.

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Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga (Kinchinjunga or Kanchanjanga) Third-highest mountain in the world, in the e Himalayas. It was first climbed in 1955 by a British expedition led by Charles Evans. The highest of its five peaks reaches 8586m (28,169ft).

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