Annapurna III

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Annapurna III
Annapurna Three.jpg
Annapurna III
Highest point
Elevation7,555 m (24,787 ft) [1]
Prominence703 m (2,306 ft)
Isolation14.04 km (8.72 mi)
Parent peakAnnapurna I
ListingList of mountains in Nepal
Coordinates28°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
Parent rangeAnnapurna Himal
Climbing
First ascent6 May 1961[2]
Easiest routesnow/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 6 May 1961 by an Indian expedition led by Capt. Mohan Singh Kohli via the Northeast Face.[2] The summit party comprised Mohan Kohli, Sonam Gyatso, and Sonam Girmi.[3] A Japanese Women's expedition succeeded in putting the first women on top on 19 May 1970.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annapurna: Tilicho & Naar-Phu (Map). 1:125,000. Kathmandu: Himalayan Map Pvt. Ltd. 2009. § C4. ISBN 9799993-323074.
  2. ^ a b Kohli, Mohan S. (1964). "Annapurna III, 1961". Himalayan Journal. The Himalayan Club. 25. Archived from the original on 7 June 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ Kohli, Manmohan singh (16 November 2009). "My extreme moment". Hindustantimes. Archived from the original on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  4. ^ Miyazaki, Eiko (1970). "Japanese Women's Annapurna III Expedition, 1970". Himalayan Journal. The Himalayan Club. 30. Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2019.