Kabru

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Kabru
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Kabru South, from the south from Dzongri in Sikkim
Elevation 7,412 m (24,318 ft)
Ranked 65th
Prominence 780 m (2,559 ft)
Listing List of mountains in Nepal
Location
Kabru is located in Nepal
Kabru
Kabru
Location in Nepal, on the border with India
Location India / Nepal
Range Himalaya
Coordinates 27°38′06″N 88°07′06″E / 27.63500°N 88.11833°E / 27.63500; 88.11833Coordinates: 27°38′06″N 88°07′06″E / 27.63500°N 88.11833°E / 27.63500; 88.11833

Kabru is a mountain in the Himalayas on the border of India and eastern Nepal. It is part of a ridge that extends south from Kangchenjunga and is the southernmost 7,000 metres (23,000 ft) peak in the world.

The main features of this ridge are as follows (north to south):

To the south west of Kabru south, there is a 6400 m saddle and a 6682 m summit known as Rathong. To its south east is the 6600 m Kabru Dome.

In 2004, a group of Serbian climbers unsuccessfully attempted the mountain. A series of avalanches forced the group to give up their goal.