Annapurna IV

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Annapurna IV
Annapurna Lamjung Himal.jpg
Annapurna IV is the peak the farthest to the left in this image.
Highest point
Elevation7,525 m (24,688 ft)
Prominence225 m (738 ft)
Isolation3.81 km (2.37 mi)
Coordinates28°32′15″N 84°4′58″E / 28.53750°N 84.08278°E / 28.53750; 84.08278Coordinates: 28°32′15″N 84°4′58″E / 28.53750°N 84.08278°E / 28.53750; 84.08278
Geography
Parent rangeAnnapurna Himal, Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent1955
Easiest routesnow/ice climb

Annapurna IV is a mountain of the Annapurna range in the Himalayas. It is near Annapurna II. It was first climbed in 1955 by a German expedition led by Heinz Steinmetz via the North Face and Northwest Ridge. The summit party comprised Steinmetz, Harald Biller, and Jürgen Wellenkamp.

Rockfalls[edit]

Rockfalls from Annapurna IV are thought to have blocked the Seti River, creating a temporary dam.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Making Sense of Nepal's Seti River Disaster : Image of the Day". earthobservatory.nasa.gov. 22 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Making Sense of Nepal's Seti River Disaster : Image of the Day". earthobservatory.nasa.gov. 22 December 2013.