Baden-Powell Peak

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Baden-Powell Scout Peak
Baden Powell Peak.JPG
Elevation 5,826 m (19,114 ft)[1]
Listing List of mountains in Nepal
Location
Baden-Powell Scout Peak is located in Nepal
Baden-Powell Scout Peak
Baden-Powell Scout Peak
Nepal
Range Himalayas
Coordinates 28°09′59″N 85°32′01″E / 28.16639°N 85.53361°E / 28.16639; 85.53361Coordinates: 28°09′59″N 85°32′01″E / 28.16639°N 85.53361°E / 28.16639; 85.53361
Climbing
Easiest route North route

Baden-Powell Scout Peak, formerly known as Urkema Peak, in Nepal is part of the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world.[2] It is on the border with China about a hundred miles west of Mount Everest. As part of the Scouting 2007 Centenary, the government of Nepal renamed Urkema Peak to Baden-Powell Scout Peak, to commemorate 100 years of Scouting in honor of British soldier Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the World Scouting movement.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baden Powell Peak climbing information". Explore Himalaya. Retrieved 2010-02-21. 
  2. ^ http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0001771.html
  3. ^ "Baden Powell Peak 2007 Report". Explore Himalaya. Retrieved 2010-02-21.