Annapurna III

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Annapurna III
Annapurna Three.jpg
Annapurna III
Highest point
Elevation 7,555 m (24,787 ft)
Prominence 703 m (2,306 ft)
Isolation 14.04 km (8.72 mi)
Parent peak Annapurna
Coordinates 28°35′8″N 83°59′22″E / 28.58556°N 83.98944°E / 28.58556; 83.98944Coordinates: 28°35′8″N 83°59′22″E / 28.58556°N 83.98944°E / 28.58556; 83.98944
Geography
Annapurna III is located in Nepal
Annapurna III
Annapurna III
Annapurna, Gandaki Zone, Nepal
Parent range Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent 1961
Easiest route snow/ice climb

Annapurna III is a mountain in the Annapurna mountain range, and at 7,555 metres (24,787 ft) tall, it is the 42nd highest mountain that is not a subsidiary peak of another mountain. It was first ascended in 1961 by an Indian expedition led by Capt. Mohan Singh Kohli via the Northeast Face. The summit party comprised Mohan Kohli, Sonam Gyatso, and Sonam Girmi.