Machhermo

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Village of Mochhermo
Machermo Peak viewed from Machermo
Machhermo river and Machhermo Glacier

Machhermo is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It lies in the Dudh Kosi River valley just north of Dole and south of Gokyo at an altitude of 4470m,[1] just below the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas.[2]

Machhermo is often a stopping point for trekkers on their way to Sagarmartha (Mount Everest) via the Gokyo Ri route. Its primary function is to support the tourism industry and as such consists of a number of guesthouses.

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  1. ^ [1] Nepal Map Publisher Ltd.& ISBN 978-9937-8062-1-3;
  2. ^ "Glacial research frozen". Nepali Times, 30 December 2005 – 5 January 2006. Retrieved 2010-05-29. 

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Coordinates: 27°50′N 86°42′E / 27.833°N 86.700°E / 27.833; 86.700