Mount Pauhunri, Kanchenjunga

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The high mountain of Pauhunri is located at the border of Sikkim and Tibet in the eastern Himalayas. The peak is at a distance of about 75km away from Kanchenjunga at an altitude of 7128mts above sea level.


There is something interesting about this mountain. It was first climbed by a Scottish mountaineer Alexander Mitchell Kellas along with two people from the Sherpa community in the year 1911. it was revealed after 80 years that the climb made was in fact the highest climbed summit on Earth from 1911 to 1930.

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